trash

Trash is rubbish or garbage — it's the stuff that gets thrown away. Your town might organize a clean-up day each year when people pick up trash in parks and neighborhoods.

Trash is dirty, worthless, leftover debris. Fittingly, the word is also a terribly derogatory term for useless, low-status people: "I should've known you were nothing but trash." And to trash talk is to brutally criticize or gossip about someone. You can even use trash as a verb, to mean "throw away," as in, "I'm going to trash this trash in that trash can over there."

Primary Meanings of trash

1.
nv
worthless material that is to be disposed of
dispose of (something useless or old)
2.
n
an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
Full Definitions of trash
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n worthless material that is to be disposed of

Synonyms:
rubbish, scrap
Types:
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scrap metal
discarded metal suitable for reprocessing
debris, detritus, dust, junk, rubble
the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
litter
rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
slack
dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
scrap iron
iron to be melted again and reworked
Type of:
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product
any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted

n worthless people

Synonyms:
scum
Type of:
rabble, ragtag, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff
disparaging terms for the common people

n nonsensical talk or writing

Synonyms:
applesauce, codswallop, folderol, rubbish, tripe, trumpery, wish-wash
Type of:
drivel, garbage
a worthless message

v dispose of (something useless or old)

trash these old chairs”
Synonyms:
junk, scrap
Type of:
cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out
throw or cast away

v express a totally negative opinion of

Synonyms:
pan, tear apart
Type of:
belittle, disparage, pick at
express a negative opinion of
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n an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

Type of:
controlled substance
a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law

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