Examples of rubbish in a Sentence
Please, pick the rubbish up off the ground.
I think what he says is absolute rubbish!
“I'm sorry, but I had to do it.” “Rubbish!”
The food at that restaurant is complete rubbish.
Recent Examples of rubbish from the Web
Cathedrals crash to rubbish, but my towers, Carved in the whirling and enduring brain, Fade, and persist, and rise again, like flowers.
While chronic poverty, mass emigration, and the straitjacket of the Catholic church have been flung onto the rubbish heap of history, new problems have followed.
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Origin and Etymology of rubbish
Middle English robous
First Known Use: 15th century
RUBBISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rubbish for English Language Learners
: things that are no longer useful or wanted and that have been thrown out
: words or ideas that are foolish or untrue
: something that is worthless, unimportant, or of poor quality
RUBBISH Defined for Kids
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