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  • n. Plural form of throwaway.

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Examples

  • Yanqí struggle to pass on her oldest bills to the urchin throwaways who clung to each combi, leaving seats for paying riders, boys in sandals and rags whose smell was beyond belief, boys who leered at her –

    BRASIL AS A GIRL

  • The sticking points in the proposal are nothing more than "throwaways" - terms purposely put there only to create a little unrest and be caved on later - terms designed specifically to make those on the far side of the negotiating table think they won something.

    Michael Gracie

  • I knew it was because I treated these so-called throwaways as important, respected children whom I treasured.

    How to Talk so Kids Can Learn

  • Some people even call them "throwaways" — and for good reason.

    New Top-of-the-Line Earbuds | Impact Lab

  • I think in part it is because, until the graphical MMOG era, graphical games were "throwaways".

    Burn baby burn

  • Veterans are "throwaways" used for purposes that are rarely clear to most of us.

    JSOnline.com

  • "throwaways" of non-peer reviewed publications and semi-marketing materials are commonplace in medicine.

    doggdot.us

  • Don't give up on people that sometimes choose a different path of life, as they call them 'throwaways', '"Davis said.

    WCAX - Local News

  • According to a senior military officer the low-end and high-end options were both seen by the Pentagon as “throwaways,” since not much could be done in Afghanistan with just a cadre of new trainers, while the 80,000 number was recognized to be a political impossibility.

    The Longest War

  • You clearly like a good argument (nothing wrong with that), but your first posts were nothing more than snarky throwaways.

    The Matrix as a Charlie Chaplin short - Boing Boing

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