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rubbish

rub·bish

rubbish

 
pronunciation:
ruh bihsh
part of speech: noun
definition 1: material that is thrown away or useless; garbage.
Our rubbish is picked up once a week.
 
synonyms:
garbage, refuse, trash
similar words:
junk
definition 2: foolish talk or writing; nonsense.
His claim to have seen a monster in the pond is pure rubbish.
synonyms:
nonsense
similar words:
stuff
derivation: rubbishy (adj.)