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garbage

gar·bage

garbage

 
 
pronunciation:
gar bihj
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part of speech: noun
definition: food or other things that are thrown away; waste.
We put garbage in this container and take it outside when it is full.There was a lot of garbage in the streets after the festival.
 
synonyms:
refuse, rubbish, trash
similar words:
junk
Word Builder: garbage +
  • garbage can:
    a large can in which you put garbage.