disposable

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EtymologyEdit

dispose +‎ -able

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NounEdit

disposable (plural disposables)

  1. Any object that is designed to be disposed of rather than refilled or repaired.
    • 2010, Kathleen Huggins, The Expectant Parents' Companion (page 88)
      Parents who use cloth diapers often use disposables for travel, nights, or both.

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AdjectiveEdit

disposable (comparative more disposable, superlative most disposable)

  1. That can be disposed of.
  2. That is designed to be discarded rather than refilled or repaired.
    Rather than purchase an expensive razor he bought a packet of cheap disposable ones.
  3. Available to be used.

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 05:34