Definition of Dumpster

1. Noun. A container designed to receive and transport and dump waste.

Generic synonyms: Container
Language type: Trademark



Definition of Dumpster

1. Noun. (American English) A large trash receptacle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dumpster

1. a large trash receptacle -- a trademark [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dumpster

dumping one's load
dumping syndrome
dumpings
dumpish
dumple
dumpled
dumples
dumpling
dumplings
dumplingy
dumps
dumps one's load
dumpsite
dumpsites
dumpster (current term)
dumpster-diver
dumpster-diving
dumpster dive
dumpster diver
dumpster divers
dumpster dives
dumpster diving
dumpster divings
dumpsters
dumptier
dumptiest
dumptruck
dumptrucks
dumpty

Literary usage of Dumpster

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1. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"Alan tried to climb the dumpster's sticky walls, but couldn't get a purchase. Kurt, standing on something in the dumpster that crackled, reached down and ..."

2. Storm Water Management for Construction Activities: Developing Pollution by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Waste Disposal: Waste Materials All waste materials will be collected and stored in a securely lidded metal dumpster rented from the ADF Waste Management ..."

3. Making Sense: Small-Group Comprehension Lessons for English Language Learners by Juli Kendall, Outey Khuon (2005)
"The newspaper article says that a newborn infant found in a dumpster was in good condition ... If the baby was in good condition and it was in the dumpster, ..."

4. Surviving Twilight: A Soldier's Chronicle of Daily Life in Iraq by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"Tonight I went out to put some trash in the dumpster. The moon was partially obscured but I could still see decently well. As I walked up to the side of the ..."

5. Business Guide for Reducing Solid Waste by John Winter, Ken Brown, Kathy Frevert, Elizabeth Feinberg (1998)
"Anticipating that it no longer would need to have its dumpster emptied ... Today, Pressure Science simply calls the hauler whenever the dumpster is full. ..."

6. The Mechanical Equipment Repair Industry (Machine Shops): Guides to by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Few rags are used and they are disposed of in a dumpster. In addition, the empty paint cans and 20 pounds of spent clay absorbent per month are also ..."

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