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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. Michael Kobori:

    Our cup is ubiquitous, and we love that, but it is also this ubiquitous symbol of a throwaway society.

  2. Louisa Casson:

    We would like to see them lead the sector by ditching throwaway plastic, embracing reusable models and rapidly moving towards 100 % recycled content for the remainder of their packaging, it's a huge global crisis facing our oceans.

  3. Mary Creagh:

    The government must act to end the era of throwaway fashion by incentivizing companies that offer sustainable designs and repair services.

  4. Graham Forbes:

    Whether their plastic caps are tethered or not, the company still produces billions of throwaway plastic bottles every year, harming our environment, our communities and our climate, and impacting our health.

  5. Tara Button:

    Let's throw away our throwaway culture

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