[giv-uh-wey] /ˈgɪv əˌweɪ/
an act or instance of giving something away.
something that is given away, especially as a gift or premium:
A pocket calculator was offered as a giveaway with every new subscription to the magazine.
a radio or television program on which prizes are given away to contestants in a question-and-answer game.
a tax law or other legislation designed to benefit one segment of the population, one area or state, etc.:
a giveaway that benefited only the very rich.
an unscrupulous deal, especially one that benefits some while defrauding others.
Sports. any careless loss of possession of a ball, puck, etc., or other offensive lapse that leads to a score by the opponent.
constituting a giveaway:
a giveaway newspaper.
also give-away, “act of giving away,” 1872, from phrase give away, c.1400 (of brides, from 1719); meaning “to betray, expose, reveal” is 1878, originally U.S. slang.
: a giveaway show/ giveaway offer
- Giovanni da verrazano
[ver-uh-zah-noh; Italian ver-rah-tsah-naw] /ˌvɛr əˈzɑ noʊ; Italian ˌvɛr rɑˈtsɑ nɔ/ noun 1. Giovanni da [jaw-vahn-nee dah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni dɑ/ (Show IPA), c1480–1527? Italian navigator and explorer. /Italian verraˈtsaːno/ noun 1. Giovanni da (dʒoˈvanni da). ?1485–?1528, Florentine navigator; the first European to sight what was to become New York (1524)
[jawr-dah-noh; Italian jawr-dah-naw] /dʒɔrˈdɑ noʊ; Italian dʒɔrˈdɑ nɔ/ noun 1. Luca [loo-kuh;; Italian loo-kah] /ˈlu kə;; Italian ˈlu kɑ/ (Show IPA), (“Luca Fapresto”) 1632–1705, Italian painter. 2. Umberto [oo m-ber-toh,, uhm-;; Italian oom-ber-taw] /ʊmˈbɛr toʊ,, ʌm-;; Italian umˈbɛr tɔ/ (Show IPA), 1867–1948, Italian composer of operas.
- Give color to
see: lend color to
- Give cone
verb phrase give head (1970s+ Teenagers)