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part of speech: noun
definition 1: anything considered worthless or useless, and usu. discarded; rubbish; garbage.
The garbage can fell over and all the trash fell out.You can put that broken lamp over there with the other trash.
dross, garbage, junk, offal, refuse, rubbish, waste
similar words:
chaff, debris, dregs, litter, muck, rejection, rubble, stuff, swill
definition 2: pointless or inferior writing.
Everything he'd written since his last play was trash.
balderdash, hogwash, rubbish, twaddle
similar words:
drivel, garbage, hooey, junk, kitsch, malarkey, nonsense, poppycock, rigmarole, swill
definition 3: (slang) any person or class considered inferior or disreputable.
She didn't want her son marrying that trash.Why are you associating with them? They're just trash.
rabble, riffraff, scum
similar words:
canaille, dregs, good-for-nothing, ne'er-do-well
definition 4: disposable plant prunings, leftover bits of wood, or the like.
similar words:
chaff, compost, flinders, mulch, remnants, shavings, splinters
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: trashes, trashing, trashed
definition 1: (informal) to damage or disarrange.
The kids trashed the house when the parents were away.
mess up
similar words:
damage, destroy, vandalize, wreck
definition 2: (trash) to severely criticize (a book, film, or the like) as being worthless.
Although the critics had trashed the film, audiences loved it.
bash, slam
similar words:
attack, badmouth, criticize, rip into
definition 3: (informal) to discard or delete.
I don't know why I keep these old emails; I should just trash them.
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  • trash bag:
    a bag for holding trash.
  • trash can:
    a large container for holding trash.
  • trash compactor:
    a machine that compacts trash to make it easier to throw away.
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