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Garbage vs. Rubbish

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Garbagenoun

(obsolete) The bowels of an animal; refuse parts of flesh; offal.

Rubbishnoun

Garbage, junk, refuse, trash, waste.

‘The rubbish is collected every Thursday in Gloucester, but on Wednesdays in Cheltenham.’;

Garbagenoun

Food waste material of any kind.

‘Garbage is collected on Tuesdays; rubbish on Fridays’;

Rubbishnoun

Items of low quality.

‘Much of what they sell is rubbish.’;

Garbagenoun

Useless or disposable material; waste material of any kind.

‘The garbage truck collects all residential municipal waste.’;

Rubbishnoun

Nonsense.

‘Everything the teacher said during that lesson was rubbish. How can she possibly think that a bass viol and a cello are the same thing?’;

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Garbagenoun

A place or receptacle for waste material.

‘He threw the newspaper into the garbage.’;

Rubbishnoun

(archaic) Debris or ruins of buildings.

Garbagenoun

Nonsense; gibberish.

Rubbishadjective

Exceedingly bad; awful.

‘This has been a rubbish day, and it’s about to get worse: my mother-in-law is coming to stay.’;

Garbagenoun

Something or someone worthless.

Rubbishinterjection

Used to express that something is exceedingly bad, awful, or terrible.

‘The one day I actually practice my violin, the teacher cancels the lesson.
Aw, rubbish! Though at least this means you have time to play football.’;

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Garbageverb

to eviscerate

Rubbishinterjection

Used to express that what was recently said is nonsense or untrue; balderdash!, nonsense!

‘Rubbish! I did nothing of the sort!’;

Garbagenoun

Offal, as the bowels of an animal or fish; refuse animal or vegetable matter from a kitchen; hence, anything worthless, disgusting, or loathsome.

Rubbishverb

To criticize, to denigrate, to denounce, to disparage.

Garbageverb

To strip of the bowels; to clean.

Rubbishnoun

Waste or rejected matter; anything worthless; valueless stuff; trash; especially, fragments of building materials or fallen buildings; ruins; débris.

‘What rubbish and what offal!’; ‘he saw the town's one half in rubbish lie.’;

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Garbagenoun

food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)

Rubbishadjective

Of or pertaining to rubbish; of the quality of rubbish; trashy.

Garbagenoun

a worthless message

Rubbishnoun

worthless material that is to be disposed of

Garbagenoun

a receptacle where garbage is discarded;

‘she tossed the moldy bread into the garbage’;

Rubbishnoun

nonsensical talk or writing

Garbagenoun

rubbish or waste, especially domestic refuse

‘a garbage dump’; ‘garbage littered the estate’;

Rubbishverb

attack strongly

Garbagenoun

worthless or meaningless material or ideas; rubbish

‘a store full of overpriced garbage’;

Rubbishnoun

waste material; refuse or litter

‘householders may be charged for the removal of non-recyclable rubbish’;

Garbagenoun

unwanted data in a computer's memory.

Rubbishnoun

material that is considered unimportant or valueless

‘she had to sift through the rubbish in every drawer’;

Garbage

Garbage, trash, rubbish, or refuse is waste material that is discarded by humans, usually due to a perceived lack of utility. The term generally does not encompass bodily waste products, purely liquid or gaseous wastes, nor toxic waste products.

Rubbishnoun

absurd, nonsensical, or worthless talk or ideas

‘critics said their work was a load of rubbish’; ‘some MPs yelled ‘Rubbish!’’;

Rubbishverb

criticize severely and reject as worthless

‘he rubbished the idea of a European Community-wide carbon tax’;

Rubbishadjective

very bad; worthless or useless

‘she was rubbish at maths’; ‘people might say I was a rubbish manager’;

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