Etymology

1. giveaway

noun. ['ˈgɪvəˌweɪ'] a gift of public land or resources for the private gain of a limited group.

Etymology

  • away (English)
  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • give (English)
  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Giveaway

  • breakaway
  • broadaway
  • caraway
  • caraway
  • carraway
  • castaway
  • connaway
  • donaway
  • dunaway
  • gallaway
  • gasaway
  • getaway
  • greenaway
  • hardaway
  • hataway
  • hathaway
  • hideaway
  • holdaway
  • laraway
  • layaway

How do you pronounce giveaway?

Pronounce giveaway as ˈgɪvəˌweɪ.

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Sentences with giveaway


1. Noun, singular or mass
The firmness of an avocado is a dead giveaway as to whether you should buy it or not.

2. giveaway

noun. ['ˈgɪvəˌweɪ'] an unintentional disclosure.

Synonyms

  • disclosure
  • revelation

Antonyms

  • disable

Etymology

  • away (English)
  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • give (English)
  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. giveaway

noun. ['ˈgɪvəˌweɪ'] a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards.

Synonyms

  • program
  • game show
  • quiz program
  • programme

Antonyms

  • object program
  • hardware
  • concealing
  • uninformative

Etymology

  • away (English)
  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • give (English)
  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
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