Synonyms for giveaway

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : giv-uh-wey
Phonetic Transcription : ˈgɪv əˌweɪ

Top 10 synonyms for giveaway Other synonyms for the word giveaway

Définition of giveaway

Origin :
  • 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.
  • As in telltale : adj revealing
  • As in present : noun gift
  • As in sign : noun indication, evidence
  • As in bargain : noun something bought at cheap price
  • As in tax : noun charge levied by government on property, income
  • As in betrayal : noun exhibition of disloyalty
  • As in dead giveaway : noun obvious clue
  • As in handsel : noun gift
  • As in sellout : noun betrayal
  • As in signification : noun sign
  • As in exposure : noun uncovering; putting in view or danger
  • As in freebie : noun something for nothing
  • As in gift : noun something given freely, for no recompense
Example sentences :
  • Showing more than a normal interest would have been a giveaway.
  • Extract from : « The K-Factor » by Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
  • I almost halted in alarm, but that might have been a giveaway.
  • Extract from : « The Old Die Rich » by Horace Leonard Gold
  • But in spite of the giveaway, Ingolby was getting them where they were soft-fairly drugging them with good news.
  • Extract from : « The World For Sale, Complete » by Gilbert Parker
  • Only his hands were a giveaway; they were stained with yellow and black stains that looked completely out of place on the man.
  • Extract from : « The Professional Approach » by 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?
  • Extract from : « The Native Soil » by Alan Edward Nourse

Antonyms for giveaway

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