wastepaper

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noun waste·pa·per \ˈwās(t)-ˈpā-pər\

Definition of wastepaper

  1. :  paper discarded as used, superfluous, or not fit for use

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First Known Use of wastepaper

1567




WASTEPAPER Defined for English Language Learners

wastepaper

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Definition of wastepaper for English Language Learners

  • : paper that you throw away because it has been used or is not needed



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