1 said or done incidentally, esp. for rhetorical effect; casual
a throwaway remark
a anything designed to be discarded after use rather than reused, refilled, etc.; disposable
b (as modifier)
a throwaway carton
3 (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian) a handbill or advertisement distributed in a public place
throw away tr, adv
5 to fail to make good use of; waste
to throw away all one's money on horses
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