HyperDic: rubbish

English > 3 senses of the word rubbish:
NOUNsubstancerubbish, trash, scrapworthless material that is to be disposed of
communicationrubbish, folderol, tripe, trumpery, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallopnonsensical talk or writing
VERBcommunicationrubbishattack strongly
rubbish > pronunciation
Soundsrah'bihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > rubbish: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningworthless material that is to be disposed of.
Synonymstrash, scrap
Narrowerdebris, dust, junk, rubble, detritusThe remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
litterrubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
scrap metaldiscarded metal suitable for reprocessing
Broaderwaste, waste material, waste matter, waste productAny materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
Spanishbarreduras, basura, chatarra
Catalanbrutícia, escombraries
Adjectivesrubbishycheap and inferior
English > rubbish: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningNonsensical talk or writing.
Synonymsfolderol, tripe, trumpery, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallop
Broaderdrivel, garbageA worthless message
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishaguachirle, bagatela, baratija, basura, bobadas, borra, chorradas, hojarasca, jerigonza, majadería, morralla, paja, tonterías
Catalanbajanada, borra, farfutalla, fullaraca, palla, virosta
English > rubbish: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningattack strongly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderattack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assaultattack in speech or writing

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