Synonyms of throwaway


1. street arab, gamin, throwaway, street urchin, guttersnipe

usage: (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets

2. circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway, ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert

usage: an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

3. throwaway, actor's line, speech, words

usage: words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis


1. cast-off(prenominal), discarded, throwaway(prenominal), thrown-away(prenominal), unwanted (vs. wanted)

usage: thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture"

2. throwaway(predicate), disposable (vs. nondisposable)

usage: intended to be thrown away after use; "throwaway diapers"

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