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Synonyms for throwaway
ˈθroʊ əˌweɪthrow·away

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  1. throwawayadjective

    Disposable; intended for a single use prior to being discarded.

    disposable, single-use

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  1. street arab, gamin, throwawaynoun

    (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets

    broadside, handbill, flier, flyer, gamin, circular, broadsheet, bill, street arab

    nondisposable, wanted

  2. circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwawaynoun

    an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

    "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

    bank bill, handbill, bank note, tirade, measure, philippic, pecker, airman, posting, greenback, neb, peak, banknote, invoice, eyeshade, circular, vizor, beak, broadsheet, flier, broadside, street arab, bill, banker's bill, government note, card, aeronaut, aviator, notice, gamin, visor, poster, billhook, placard, flyer, account, nib, note

    nondisposable, wanted

  3. throwawayadjective

    words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis

    broadside, handbill, flier, flyer, gamin, circular, broadsheet, bill, street arab

    wanted, nondisposable

  4. cast-off(a), discarded, throwaway(a), thrown-away(a)adjective

    thrown away

    "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture"

    wanted, nondisposable

  5. throwaway(p)adjective

    intended to be thrown away after use

    "throwaway diapers"

    nondisposable, wanted

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  1. Ananthakrishnan Kannappan:

    This is nothing less than a catastrophe, this is the first time that due to lack of water and fodder, farmers are eagerly competing to sell off their livestock for throwaway prices.

  2. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Anyone interested in mortgaging their house and getting stripped of their bank accounts can invest in share market these days. Everyday a new low level is being achieved and with that investors are turning paupers poorer. Across India these investors housing properties are up for sale at throwaway prices

  3. Jeff Farrell:

    There is a remarkable variety of kids who become gutter punk, many come from broken homes, or are throwaway kids. But there are also people from affluent backgrounds. This is a very varied set of kids, just like at any high school across the country.

  4. Tara Button:

    Let's throw away our throwaway culture

  5. Lake County Judge Clarence Murray:

    I hope to God someone reads about this and offers some help to you, you're not a throwaway, Mr. Potchen. You have value, sir. I'm always optimistic and hopeful that there are still good people out there who believe freedom is important.

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