throw-away

throw-away

1. n. a flyer or handbill. I passed out the throw-aways, but not many people would take them.
2. n. a comedian’s quickly uttered one-line joke. He tossed off his best throw-away of the evening just as the curtain fell.
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Pope Francis has repeated the strict anti-abortion stance of his predecessors and integrated it into his condemnation of what he calls today's 'throw-away culture.'
Many people say that we have developed into a 'throw-away society', because we are filling up our environment with so many plastic bags and rubbish that we cannot fully dispose.
CEBU CITY -- Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle slammed on Thursday politicians who are betraying the people's trust and becoming part of the throw-away culture.
The Real Junk Food Project ethos questions the very values in this throw-away society, where so many go hungry against the backdrop of a food industry where extreme waste is common place in order to keep food prices high.
Don't buy throw-away items or things with extra packaging and shop with cloth bags so you don't accumulate lots of non-biodegradable plastic.
But last night, the TV favourite described it as a "throw-away remark" and insisted she would never consider running.
But last night O'Callaghan claimed it was just a "throw-away remark" and she would never consider putting herself forward.
Mike Crowe Sandown, Isle of Wight HOW apt that Jane Davidson should comment on the throw-away society, she being a member of the party that has presided over the biggest throw-away in history.
They may also be indicative of the wider societal throw-away attitude we have towards food today.
"But a green economy that doesn't have any throw-away resources, doesn't have any throw-away species.
Offered in five different coatings to fit buyers specific drilling needs, the throw-away spade drill inserts each have distinct features that make them suitable for a wide array of drilling activities.
THROW-away plastic carrier bags were transformed at a workshop in Dalton.
Visitors see the product in its "throw-away state," the processing state and as a final product ready for reuse.
We often hear the phrase "throw-away society," meaning we in America want everything to be quick, easy and disposable.
Cardinal Tagle also pointed out the throw-away culture among politicians.