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throwaway remark/line/comment etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrowaway remark/line/comment etcthrowaway remark/line/comment etcWORD, PHRASE, OR SENTENCEsomething that someone says or writes quickly, without thinking carefully about it It was only a throwaway comment. He claims people overreacted to a few throwaway lines in the article. throwaway
Examples from the Corpus
throwaway remark/line/comment etcLopez says, a throwaway line for a throwaway job.He thought the remark was melancholy, sadly philosophical, a throwaway line for an aimless afternoon.
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