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throwaway

throw·a·way

throwaway

 
pronunciation:
thro weI
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a freely distributed handbill or leaflet, usu. given out or left in public places.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: intended or expected to be thrown away after brief use.
definition 2: done or used in an offhand manner, as if of no importance, risk, or the like.