Definition of Trash

1. Noun. Worthless material that is to be disposed of.

Exact synonyms: Rubbish, Scrap
Generic synonyms: Waste, Waste Material, Waste Matter, Waste Product
Specialized synonyms: Scrap Metal, Debris, Detritus, Dust, Junk, Rubble, Litter
Derivative terms: Rubbishy, Scrap, Trashy

2. Verb. Dispose of (something useless or old). "Scrap your old computer"

3. Noun. Worthless people.
Exact synonyms: Scum
Generic synonyms: Rabble, Ragtag, Ragtag And Bobtail, Riffraff

4. Verb. Express a totally negative opinion of. "Sam and Sue trash the movie "; "The critics panned the performance"
Exact synonyms: Pan, Tear Apart
Generic synonyms: Belittle, Disparage, Pick At

5. Noun. Nonsensical talk or writing.
Exact synonyms: Applesauce, Codswallop, Folderol, Rubbish, Tripe, Trumpery, Wish-wash
Generic synonyms: Drivel, Garbage
Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular

6. Noun. 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.

Definition of Trash

1. n. That which is worthless or useless; rubbish; refuse.

2. v. t. To free from trash, or worthless matter; hence, to lop; to crop, as to trash the rattoons of sugar cane.

3. v. i. To follow with violence and trampling.

Definition of Trash

1. Noun. Useless things to be discarded ¹

2. Noun. A container into which things are discarded ¹

3. Noun. Something of poor quality ¹

4. Noun. (slang usually derogatory) Lower class people (as in ''white trash'') ¹

5. Noun. (computing) Temporary storage on disk for files that the user has deleted, allowing them to be recovered if necessary. ¹

6. Verb. (American English) To discard. ¹

7. Verb. (American English) To make into a mess. ¹

8. Verb. (American English) To beat soundly in a game. ¹

9. Verb. (American English) To disrespect someone or something ¹

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Definition of Trash

1. to free from trash (worthless or waste matter) [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Trash

1. 1. That which is worthless or useless; rubbish; refuse. "Who steals my purse steals trash." (Shak) "A haunch of venison would be trash to a Brahmin." (Landor) 2. Especially, loppings and leaves of trees, bruised sugar cane, or the like. In the West Indies, the decayed leaves and stems of canes are called field trash; the bruised or macerated rind of canes is called cane trash; and both are called trash. 3. A worthless person. (Shak) 4. A collar, leash, or halter used to restrain a dog in pursuing game. Trash ice, crumbled ice mixed with water. Origin: Cf. Icel. Tros rubbish, leaves, and twigs picked up for fuel, trassi a slovenly fellow, Sw. Trasa a rag, tatter. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trash

traps case
trash (current term)
trash TV
trash bag
trash bags
trash barrel
trash bin
trash can
trash cans
trash collection
trash drawer
trash drawers

Literary usage of Trash

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cotton Ginners Handbook edited by W. S. Anthony, William D. Mayfield (1995)
"Later in the process, however, the remaining trash particles tend to be ... The total trash removal efficiency of cylinder cleaners is generally low. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, James William Mylne, Richard Davis Craig, Charles Christopher Pepys Cottenham (1843)
"... my grandson Jonathan trash the residue as • cease, to pay for and during the term of his natural life ; and from and aforesaid to alter his decease, ..."

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