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" [syn: throwaway(p)]
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]
3 words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
intended for a single use
prior to being discarded.
- Water was provided in throwaway plastic bottles, but the ecologically minded of us refilled our initial bottles from the fountain.
- Extemporaneous; off the
- The host made a throwaway remark about the president that was later repeated in all the new sound-bytes.