Dumpster

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noun Dump·ster \ ˈdəm(p)-stər \

Definition of Dumpster

:a large trash receptacle

Origin and Etymology of dumpster

1dump + -ster (originally in the trademarked name Dempster Dumpster, applied to mechanically loaded refuse containers produced by the Dempster Brothers Company of Knoxville, Tennessee)


DUMPSTER Defined for English Language Learners

Dumpster

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Definition of Dumpster for English Language Learners

  • —used for a large trash container


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