Definition of giveaway
- staging a promotional giveaway
- As a team the Dolphins have committed a league-low 12 giveaways.
- —Jim Trotter
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.
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the insincerity of his apology was given away by that slight smirk on his face
gave away all her potted plants when she moved
: something (such as a movement or a facial expression) that clearly shows the truth or existence of something that had not been known
: something that is given away free
: an event at which things are given away
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