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Rubbish vs. Dustbin

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Rubbishnoun

Garbage, junk, refuse, trash, waste.

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

Dustbinnoun

A bin for holding rubbish until it can be collected; a garbage can.

Rubbishnoun

Items of low quality.

‘Much of what they sell is rubbish.’;

Dustbinnoun

a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected.

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?’;

Dustbinnoun

a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected

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Rubbishnoun

(archaic) Debris or ruins of buildings.

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.’;

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.’;

Rubbishinterjection

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

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

Rubbishverb

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

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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Rubbishadjective

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

Rubbishnoun

worthless material that is to be disposed of

Rubbishnoun

nonsensical talk or writing

Rubbishverb

attack strongly

Rubbishnoun

waste material; refuse or litter

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

Rubbishnoun

material that is considered unimportant or valueless

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

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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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