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Meaning of throwaway

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes";
             "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged
             some thrown-away furniture" [syn: {cast-off(a)},
             {discarded}, {throwaway(a)}, {thrown-away(a)}]
      2: intended to be thrown away after use; "throwaway diapers"
      n 1: (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned
           and roams the streets [syn: {street arab}, {gamin},
      2: an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet)
         intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to
         all subscribers" [syn: {circular}, {handbill}, {bill},
         {broadside}, {broadsheet}, {flier}, {flyer}, {throwaway}]
      3: words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis

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