a piece of junk

Definition of a piece of junk

  1. :  something that is worthless or of poor quality His last car was a piece of junk.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a part of a whole: such as

    :  fragment

    :  portion, allocation

  1. :  to repair, renew, or complete by adding pieces :  patch

  1. :  pieces of old cable or cordage used especially to make gaskets, mats, swabs, or oakum

    :  old iron, glass, paper, or other waste that may be used again in some form

    :  secondhand, worn, or discarded articles

  1. :  to get rid of as worthless :  scrap

  1. :  any of various ships of Chinese waters with bluff lines, a high poop and overhanging stem, little or no keel, high pole masts, and a deep rudder

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to criticize severely

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