[giveaway] or [dead giveaway] {n.} (stress on "give") 1. An opensecret.

By mid-afternoon, it was a dead giveaway who the new bosswould be.

2. A forced or sacrifice sale at which items are sold formuch less than their market value.

The Simpson's garage sale wasactually a big giveaway.

3. A gift; something one doesn't have to payfor.

The tickets to the concert were a giveaway.