Adjective "Handouts" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Handouts


    Definition:

    1. a portion of food or the like given to a needy person, as a beggar.

    2. press release.

    3. any printed, typed, mimeographed, or photocopied copy of information, as a speech, policy statement, or fact sheet given to reporters, attendees at a meeting, or the like.

    4. anything given away for nothing, as a free sample of a product by an advertiser.

    Origin:
    handout

    Examples:

    "aids can be handouts to governments."

    "aids can be handouts."