Giveaway - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɪvəweɪ|  American pronunciation of the word giveaway
Brit.  |ˈɡɪvəweɪ|  British pronunciation of the word giveaway

noun

- a gift of public land or resources for the private gain of a limited group
- an unintentional disclosure
- a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards

Examples

The way she looked at him was a dead giveaway that they were more than just friends.

The store is offering coffee mugs as free giveaways to attract new customers.

The store is staging a promotional giveaway to attract new customers.

He'd been smoking dope; his glazed eyes were a dead giveaway.

Her accent's a dead giveaway.

Word forms

noun
singular: giveaway
plural: giveaways
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