from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal The act or an instance of giving something away, especially the appropriation of natural resources or public lands for private gain.
- n. Informal Something given away at no charge, especially a premium.
- n. Informal Something that accidentally exposes or betrays.
- n. Informal A radio or television program on which prizes are given away to contestants.
- n. Informal Legislation, such as a tax law, that benefits only one segment of the population.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. something that is given away or handed out for free
- n. something that is obvious or apparent; something that reveals a secret
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a gift of public land or resources for the private gain of a limited group
- n. an unintentional disclosure
- n. a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards
Playing a crappy “ecoli” and “salmonella” filled fast food chain was quite the stretch for the all vegetarian Zen Burger, but the giveaway is the the orange and green stripes that line the walls.
If this giveaway is a hit, I may give away more of my oldies but goodies.
With films that range from 12 Monkeys to 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien to Predator to Alien vs. Predator, this giveaway is the most comprehensive way to own the very best collection of Horror and Sci-fi films to date.
I've decided I'm going to sulk and not care what you call your giveaway 'cos I can't enter ...
And unions are faulting what they call a giveaway to an industry that hasn't done enough to ensure construction jobs funded in part with tax dollars also come with good wages and benefits.
The phrase “words matter” is a dead-certain giveaway that some utterly pedantic point is being made.
** This week's giveaway is a $10 card to both DonorsChoose & BuildaBearville**
Part of the giveaway is when the girl mentions how many of the boys they dismiss immediately as being unworthy.
Our Foodportunity ticket giveaway is over, and our lucky winner of two tickets to the Nov. 2 event is entry #26, Natalie.
This giveaway is open to anyone, anywhere, with an email address who has not already won something from us.