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English noun: trash

1. trash (substance) worthless material that is to be disposed of


Synonymsrubbish, scrap


Broader (hypernym)waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product


Narrower (hyponym)debris, detritus, dust, junk, litter, rubble, scrap metal

2. trash (group) worthless people


Synonymsscum


Broader (hypernym)rabble, ragtag, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff

3. trash (communication) nonsensical talk or writing


Synonymsapplesauce, codswallop, folderol, rubbish, tripe, trumpery, wish-wash


Broader (hypernym)drivel, garbage


Domain usageargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

4. trash (artifact) an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant


Synonymschalk, chicken feed, crank, deoxyephedrine, glass, ice, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu


Broader (hypernym)amphetamine, controlled substance, pep pill, speed, upper


English verb: trash

1. trash (possession) dispose of (something useless or old)


SamplesTrash these old chairs.
Junk an old car.
Scrap your old computer.


Synonymsjunk, scrap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out

2. trash (communication) express a totally negative opinion of


SamplesThe critics panned the performance.


ExamplesSam and Sue trash the movie


Synonymspan, tear apart


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)belittle, disparage, pick at









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