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an act or instance of giving something away.
something that is given away, especially as a gift or premium:
A pocket calculator was offered as a giveaway with every new subscription to the magazine.
a radio or television program on which prizes are given away to contestants in a question-and-answer game.
a tax law or other legislation designed to benefit one segment of the population, one area or state, etc.:
a giveaway that benefited only the very rich.
an unscrupulous deal, especially one that benefits some while defrauding others.
any careless loss of possession of a ball, puck, etc., or other offensive lapse that leads to a score by the opponent.
constituting a giveaway:
a giveaway newspaper.
Americanism; noun use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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: a giveaway show/ giveaway offer
Anything that reveals something concealed; clue;
: She talked harsh, but the smile was a giveaway
A gift, prize, etc, esp one given to attract business;
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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