garbology


gar·bol·o·gy

noun \gär-ˈbä-lə-jē\

Definition of GARBOLOGY

:  the study of modern culture through the analysis of what is thrown away as garbage
gar·bol·o·gist \-jist\ noun

Origin of GARBOLOGY

garbage + -ology (as in geology)
First Known Use: 1975

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