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

trashy

play
adjective \ˈtra-shē\

Simple Definition of trashy

  • : not decent or respectable : involving improper behavior

  • : very low in quality

Full Definition of trashy

trash·i·ertrash·i·est

  1. 1 :  being, resembling, or containing trash :  of inferior quality

  2. 2 :  indecent

trash·i·ly play \-shə-lē\ adverb
trash·i·ness noun

Examples of trashy

  1. Her outfit was a bit trashy.

  2. <I know that sequined shirt cost a lot of money, but I still think it looks kind of trashy.>



Circa 1620

First Known Use of trashy

circa 1620

Rhymes with trashy



Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

February 12, 2016

of, relating to, or suggestive of marble

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

100 pounds 196.5 pounds 2.2 pounds 16.96 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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

TAKE THE QUIZ