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trash

noun

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1 discarded or useless material
  • the neighbor's dog was rooting around in our trash this morning

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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

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4 that which is of low quality or worth
  • the souvenirs in the gift shop are nothing but trash

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trash

verb

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1 to criticize harshly and usually publicly
  • a stand-up comedian who humorously trashes the motley crew of people who bug her

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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

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3 to express scornfully one's low opinion of
  • a club member who trashes every idea that isn't hers

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4 to take sudden, violent action against
  • gangs of young punks would trash the encampment of homeless men just for sport

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The first known use of trash was circa 1518

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“Trash.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trash. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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