Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun throwaway

3 senses of throwaway

Sense 1
street arab, gamin, throwaway -- ((sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets)
       => street urchin, guttersnipe -- (a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas)

Sense 2
circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway -- (an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers")
       => ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert -- (a public promotion of some product or service)

Sense 3
throwaway -- (words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis)
       => actor's line, speech, words -- (words making up the dialogue of a play; "the actor forgot his speech")

Antonyms of adj throwaway

2 senses of throwaway

Sense 1
cast-off (prenominal), discarded, throwaway (prenominal), thrown-away (prenominal) -- (thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture")

INDIRECT (VIA unwanted) -> wanted -- (desired or wished for or sought; "couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster")

Sense 2
throwaway (predicate) -- (intended to be thrown away after use; "throwaway diapers")

INDIRECT (VIA disposable) -> nondisposable -- (not designed to be thrown away after use)

Similarity of adj throwaway

2 senses of throwaway

Sense 1
cast-off (prenominal), discarded, throwaway (prenominal), thrown-away (prenominal) -- (thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture")
       => unwanted (vs. wanted) -- (not wanted; not needed; "tried to give away unwanted kittens")

Sense 2
throwaway (predicate) -- (intended to be thrown away after use; "throwaway diapers")
       => disposable (vs. nondisposable) -- (designed to be disposed of after use; "disposable paper cups")

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