Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » G » Give Notice ... Glamorization

GIVEAWAY

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does giveaway mean? 

GIVEAWAY (noun)
  The noun GIVEAWAY has 3 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: GIVEAWAY used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


GIVEAWAY (noun)


Sense 1giveaway [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A gift of public land or resources for the private gain of a limited group

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("giveaway" is a kind of...):

gift (something acquired without compensation)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


Sense 2giveaway [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An unintentional disclosure

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("giveaway" is a kind of...):

disclosure; revealing; revelation (the speech act of making something evident)


Sense 3giveaway [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

game show; giveaway

Hypernyms ("giveaway" is a kind of...):

broadcast; program; programme (a radio or television show)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "giveaway"):

quiz program (a game show in which contestants answer questions)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"This too, shall pass." (English proverb)

"Mouth will not be sweet if you say halva" (Azerbaijani proverb)

"One day is for us, and the other is against us." (Arabic proverb)

"Little by little the measure is filled." (Corsican proverb)

 GIVEAWAY: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0402 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: