HyperDic: throwaway

English > 5 senses of the word throwaway:
ADJECTIVEallthrowaway, cast-off, discarded, thrown-awaythrown away
allthrowawayintended to be thrown away after use
NOUNperson throwaway, street arab, gamin(sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets / streets
communicationthrowaway, circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyeran advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
communicationthrowawaywords spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
throwaway > pronunciation
Soundsthrow'ahwey.
Rhymesairway ... Zimbabwe: 74 rhymes with wey...
English > throwaway: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningthrown away.
Example "throwaway children living on the streets"
Synonymscast-off, discarded, thrown-away
Broaderunwantednot wanted
Spanishdescartado, desechado
English > throwaway: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIntended to be thrown away after use.
Example"throwaway diapers"
Broaderdisposabledesigned to be disposed of after use
Spanishdesechable
English > throwaway: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets / streets.
Synonymsstreet arab, gamin
Broaderstreet urchin, guttersnipeA child who spends most of his time in the streets / streets especially in slum areas
Usage ofdisparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
Spanishtunante
Catalannyèbit, trinxeraire
English > throwaway: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution.
Synonymscircular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer
NarrowerstufferAn advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
Broaderad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertA public promotion of some product or service
Spanishcircular, periódico de gran formato, volante
Catalancircular, volant
English > throwaway: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningwords spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis .
Broaderactor's line, speech, wordswords making up the dialogue of a play

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