Definition of wastepaper
: paper discarded as used, superfluous, or not fit for use
Recent Examples of wastepaper from the Web
With another marquee name to market, the Madison Square Garden strongman James L. Dolan is less likely to kick over office wastepaper baskets.
Then there was the problem of the huge amount of wastepaper that piled up around the studio—
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First Known Use of wastepaper
WASTEPAPER Defined for English Language Learners
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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