giveaway

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n giveaway a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards
    • n giveaway an unintentional disclosure
    • n giveaway a gift of public land or resources for the private gain of a limited group
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Usage

In literature:

The guy sitting next to me was wearing a giveaway baseball cap advertising the Uzi submachine gun.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Apparently everything is at last settled as to the giveaway of L. A. L., and the papers will be signed and the transfer made to-morrow morning.
"The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 4, 1886-1900" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Apparently everything is at last settled as to the giveaway of L. A. L., and the papers will be signed and the transfer made to-morrow morning.
"The Letters Of Mark Twain, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
But in spite of the giveaway, Ingolby was getting them where they were soft-fairly drugging them with good news.
"The World For Sale, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
We crossed into Nebraska about noon and continued to meander until late in the afternoon when we came upon our first giveaway road sign.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
Polly may be able to put up a big bluff, but your face is a dead giveaway.
"Peggy Stewart at School" by Gabrielle E. Jackson
Showing more than a normal interest would have been a giveaway.
"The K-Factor" by Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
Only his hands were a giveaway; they were stained with yellow and black stains that looked completely out of place on the man.
"The Professional Approach" by Charles Leonard Harness
It seemed like a significant giveaway, but he couldn't imagine why.
"The Short Life" by Francis Donovan
Your every word, your every mannerism, would be a dead giveaway.
"But, I Don't Think" by Gordon Randall Garrett
My gimpy right wing was a dead giveaway.
"Vigorish" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Radar pulses emanating from a presumably lifeless planetoid would be a dead giveaway.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
That, in itself, would be a giveaway.
"The Penal Cluster" by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
That emphasis on the first 'are' was a giveaway.
"Zeta Exchange" by Ann Wilson
That's a dead giveaway!
"Boy Scouts in the North Sea" by G. Harvey Ralphson
Radar pulses emanating from a presumably lifeless planetoid would be a dead giveaway.
"Anything You Can Do" by Gordon Randall Garrett
It was a dead giveaway when Young struck both cartels simultaneously, if Hunter had read the data correctly.
"The Cartels Jungle" by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
Their bubbles would rise right past the frogmen, a dead giveaway!
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
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In news:

You must then SHARE the giveaway Picture and Rules to your own personal page.
WrestleMania XXIX – 100 Trip Giveaway Sweepstakes Official Rules.
1000 turkey giveaway is this Saturday.
Gerber Celebrates 80th Anniversary With Giveaways.
Fifteen branded dealers from New Jersey to Hawaii will join Phillips 66 Aviation at booth #4560, with prizes and giveaways of their own.
It's that time of year when reporters' inboxes get filled to bursting with press releases on turkey giveaways.
The free giveaway by Trojan was so controversial it originally got booted from City Hall Plaza.
ACME ?Donates 50-Inch TV?For Giveaway.
PHILADELPHIA — Local dental student Joseph Facciolo was declared the winner of the $1 million grand prize in the Sizzlin' Summer Giveaway Collect & Win Game held by Acme Markets here, a division of Supervalu.
NW Ohio fatal fire leads to smoke alarm giveaway.
Tickets will also be available for a Thanksgiving basket giveaway.
This weekend's show, plus another huge giveaway.
No 11 won this giveaway.
Poplar Grove man wins The Arc 's Great Home Giveaway.
ROCKFORD — Robert Casagranda of Poplar Grove is the winner of The Arc 's Great Home Giveaway.
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In science:

We first note that the quantity they compute and call BIC is not the BIC. A giveaway is that they are claiming that the lower likelihood models are preferred.
Comment on `Tainted evidence: cosmological model selection versus fitting', by Eric V. Linder and Ramon Miquel (astro-ph/0702542v2)
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