Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

dustbin

play
noun dust·bin \ˈdəs(t)-ˌbin\

Simple Definition of dustbin

  • : a can for trash or garbage : a garbage can or trash can

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dustbin

  1. 1 British :  a can for trash or garbage

  2. 2 :  dustheap 2

1848

First Known Use of dustbin

1848



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dustbin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1926873504

Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?

tetchy superficial gregarious flashy
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ