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rubbish

rub·bish

rubbish

 
 
pronunciation:
ruh bihsh
parts of speech:
noun, interjection
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: worthless, discarded material or objects; garbage; trash.
The rubbish is picked up once a week in our neighborhood.
 
synonyms:
dross, garbage, refuse, trash
similar words:
junk, offal, rejection, waste
definition 2: worthless or foolish talk or writing; nonsense.
I don't believe a word of that rubbish!
synonyms:
balderdash, drivel, folderol, garbage, hogwash, malarkey, nonsense, twaddle
similar words:
bilge, bunk, humbug, rot, stuff, trash
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part of speech: interjection
definition: nonsense; humbug.
Rubbish! I don't believe a word of it.
synonyms:
rot
derivation: rubbishy (adj.)