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trash

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trash

  1. 1 discarded or useless material the neighbor's dog was rooting around in our trash this morning Synonyms of trash chaff, deadwood, debris, dreck (also drek), dross, dust, effluvium (also effluvia), junk, litter, offal, offscouring, raffle, refuse, riffraff, rubbish, scrap, spilth, garbage, truck, wasteWords Related to trash 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 of trash catch, gem, goody (or goodie), jewel, pearl, plum, prize, treasure, treasure trove, trove, valuable; booty, find, salvage

  2. 2 language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense don't talk trash to me! Synonyms of trash applesauce [slang], balderdash, baloney (also boloney), beans, bilge, blah (also blah-blah), blarney, blather, blatherskite, blither, bosh, bull [slang], bunk, bunkum (or buncombe), claptrap, codswallop [British], crapola [slang], crock, drivel, drool, fiddle, fiddle-faddle, fiddlesticks, flannel [British], flapdoodle, folderol (also falderal), folly, foolishness, fudge, garbage, guff, hogwash, hokeypokey, hokum, hoodoo, hooey, horsefeathers [slang], humbug, humbuggery, jazz, malarkey (also malarky), moonshine, muck, nerts [slang], nuts, piffle, poppycock, punk, rot, rubbish, senselessness, silliness, slush, stupidity, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), tommyrot, tosh, nonsense, trumpery, twaddleWords Related to trash absurdity, asininity, fatuity, foolery, idiocy, imbecility, inaneness, inanity, insanity, kookiness, lunacy; absurdness, craziness, madness, senselessness, witlessness; hoity-toity, monkey business, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s), tomfoolery; gas, hot air, rigmarole (also rigamarole); double-talk, greek, hocus-pocusNear Antonyms of trash levelheadedness, rationality, reasonability, reasonableness, sensibleness; common sense, horse sense, sense; discernment, judgment (or judgement), wisdom

  3. 3 people looked down upon as ignorant and of the lowest class snooty people who thought that we were trash because we were in the cleaning business Synonyms of trash proletariat, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), rabble, unwashedWords Related to trash dregs; commoners, commons, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, people, plebeians, populace, public, rank and file; bourgeoisie, middle class, working classNear Antonyms of trash elect, establishment; gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), nobility, peerageAntonyms of trash A-list, aristocracy, elite, gentry, quality, society, upper class, upper crust

  4. 4 that which is of low quality or worth the souvenirs in the gift shop are nothing but trash Synonyms of trash cheese, crapola [slang], dreck (also drek), muck, rubbish, sleaze, slop, slush, junk, tripeWords Related to trash camp, kitsch; claptrap, humbug, nonsense; bomb, clinker, clunker, dud, lemon, stinker, turkey; mess, muddle, shambles


trash

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trash

  1. 1 to criticize harshly and usually publicly a stand-up comedian who humorously trashes the motley crew of people who bug her Synonyms of trash abuse, assail, bash, belabor, blast, castigate, excoriate, jump (on), lambaste (or lambast), potshot, savage, scathe, slam, attack, vituperateWords Related to trash berate, harangue, harass, harry, revile, scold, whip; blaspheme, curse, execrate, imprecate, profane; affront, insult, slur; asperse, bad-mouth, belittle, blackguard, disparage, put down; libel, slander, traduce, vilify; chastise, chide, criticize, lace (into), rebuke, reprimand, reproof; fulminate, lash (out)Near Antonyms of trash acclaim, commend, compliment, hail, laud, praise

  2. 2 to deliberately cause the damage or destruction of another's property someone had broken into the gym and trashed the decorations for the dance Synonyms of trash deface, vandalizeWords Related to trash desecrate, violate; graffiti, tag; bang up, break, damage, harm, hurt, impair, mar, shatter, spoil; annihilate, demolish, destroy, devastate, ravage, raven, raze, ruin, scourge, smash, tear down, total, waste, wipe out, wrack, wreck; sabotage; depredate, despoil, loot, maraud, pillage, plunder, ransack, sack, spoliateNear Antonyms of trash conserve, preserve, protect, save; salvage; build, rebuild

  3. 3 to express scornfully one's low opinion of a club member who trashes every idea that isn't hers Synonyms of trash bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, diminish, dis (also diss) [slang], discount, dismiss, disparage, kiss off, minimize, play down, poor-mouth, put down, run down, talk down, decry, trash-talk, vilipend, write offWords Related to trash discommend; abuse, scold; disapprove (of), dislike; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, reprehend, reprobate; asperse, defame, malign, rip, slander, slur, traduce, vilify; discredit, disgraceNear Antonyms of trash approve, countenance, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, sanction; commend, compliment, eulogizeAntonyms of trash acclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise

  4. 4 to take sudden, violent action against gangs of young punks would trash the encampment of homeless men just for sport Synonyms of trash assail, assault, beset, bushwhack, charge, descend (on or upon), go in (on), jump (on), pounce (on or upon), raid, rush, set on, sic (also sick), storm, strike, attack, turn (on)Words Related to trash bum-rush, gang up (on), mob, swarm; mug, rob; ambuscade, ambush, surprise (also surprize), waylay; blitz, bomb, bombard, nuke; barrage, cannon, cannonade; bang away (at), batter, buffet, plaster; beleaguer, besiege, press; harry, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, sack; foray, invade, overrun; envelop, flankNear Antonyms of trash cover, defend, guard, protect, secure, shield



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