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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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