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English noun: rubbish

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


Synonymsscrap, trash


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


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

2. rubbish (communication) nonsensical talk or writing


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


Broader (hypernym)drivel, garbage


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


English verb: rubbish

1. rubbish (communication) attack strongly


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


Broader (hypernym)assail, assault, attack, lash out, round, snipe









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