Origin of giveaway
Words nearby giveaway
How to use giveaway in a sentence
The idea of brand and cash giveaways is not a new one, of course.‘Anonymous’ fintech startup Millions raises $3 million, gives away cash on Twitter|Sarah Perez|February 2, 2021|TechCrunch
We're still early in the process of selecting and notifying winners of our swag giveaway, so don't fret if you haven't heard if you're a winner yet.Ars readers gave a record $58,000 in 2020 Charity Drive|Kyle Orland|January 6, 2021|Ars Technica
When the group started the food giveaways in March, it served about 40 families, said Raleigh Miller, a volunteer.On a covid Christmas, a new routine for feeding the homeless|Paul Schwartzman|December 25, 2020|Washington Post
It’s a financial giveaway to the “haves” — the property owners and developers who have the real power at City Hall.What the Census Taught Me About the NIMBY vs. YIMBY Debate|Paul Krueger|December 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Given the benefits of college education, canceling student debt appears to some as a giveaway for those who are already on their way to becoming well-off.
Of course, the loud buzzing of such drones and towels being blown away would have been a dead giveaway to the pool girls.Anatomy of a Drone Porn: ‘Drone Boning’ Makes Sex Look Like Art|Aurora Snow|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His giveaway with 37 seconds to go in the Portugal match cost the U.S. the game and an easy trek into the next round.USA vs. Germany World Cup Primer: Everything You Need to Know About the Epic Showdown|Marlow Stern|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frills were kept to a minimum, and anything in the clothes piles with the word “Princess” on it ended up in the giveaway box.
The usual giveaway: they carry their shoulder bags with the straps across the body, leaving both hands free.
In her hand she held a silk map of the region, given to agents to avoid the giveaway rustle of paper in pockets.World War II’s Most Glamorous Spy: Christine Granville|Emma Garman|July 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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|Charles Leonard Harness
Even the way they shake whenever they come out of the mud is a giveaway—what better way to seed their crop far and wide?The Native Soil|Alan Edward Nourse
It was a dead giveaway when Young struck both cartels simultaneously, if Hunter had read the data correctly.The Cartels Jungle|Irving E. Cox, Jr.
The red sweater with the terrycloth border and the white pants with a shortened left leg were a dead giveaway.The Scapegoat|Richard Maples
Despite the tight beam, any communication could be a dead giveaway.First on the Moon|Jeff Sutton
British Dictionary definitions for giveaway
- very cheap (esp in the phrase giveaway prices)
- free of chargea giveaway property magazine
Other Idioms and Phrases with giveaway
Make a gift of, bestow, as in I decided to give away all my plants. [c. 1400]
Present a bride to the groom in a marriage ceremony, as in Her father gave Karen away. [c. 1700]
Reveal or make something known, often unintentionally; also, betray or expose someone. For example, She gave away her true feelings, or He gave away his accomplices. This idiom is sometimes put as give oneself away, as in If you don't want the family to know about your gambling, don't give yourself away by spending your winnings. [Late 1800s]