dumpster

noun
dump·​ster | \ ˈdəm(p)-stər How to pronounce dumpster (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Dumpster

Definition of dumpster

: a large trash receptacle

First Known Use of dumpster

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dumpster

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

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