Synonyms and Antonyms of offal
discarded or useless material a pile of offal from the tannery operating in the neighborhood Synonyms chaff, deadwood, debris, dreck (also drek), dross, dust, effluvium (also effluvia), junk, litter, garbage, offscouring, raffle, refuse, riffraff, rubbish, scrap, spilth, trash, truck, wasteRelated Words crud, sewage, slop, swill, wash; detritus, remains, rubble, ruins; dump, scrap heap; lumber, odds and ends, trumpery; flotsam, jetsam, wreckage; castoff, cull, discard, hand-me-down, reject, throwaway; nothing, straw, two bitsNear Antonyms catch, gem, goody (or goodie), jewel, pearl, plum, prize, treasure, treasure trove, trove, valuable; booty, find, salvage
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