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throwaway (adj.)

also throw-away, 1901 in reference to very low prices; by 1903 in reference to printed material meant to be read once then tossed, and to wasted votes; with reference to disposable consumer goods, attested from 1969. From the verbal phrase, attested from late 14c. in the sense "reject, cast from oneself," from throw (v.) + away (adv.). More literal meaning of "dispose of as useless, release from one's possession as unneeded" is first recorded 1520s. Throw-away society attested from 1967.

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Definitions of throwaway
1
throwaway (n.)
(sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets;
Synonyms: street arab / gamin
throwaway (n.)
an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution;
throwaway (n.)
words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis;
2
throwaway (adj.)
intended to be thrown away after use;
throwaway diapers
throwaway (adj.)
thrown away;
throwaway children living on the streets
Synonyms: cast-off / discarded / thrown-away
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