trash Definition

  • 1discarded matter; refuse.
  • 2worthless or offensive material that is intended to be discarded.

Using trash: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "trash" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He threw the empty bottle in the trash.

  • Example

    The internet is full of trash content.

  • Example

    She sorted through the trash to find her lost keys.

trash Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for trash

Phrases with trash

  • to remove the garbage from inside a building to be collected by a garbage truck


    It's your turn to take out the trash tonight.

  • trash talk

    insulting or boastful speech intended to demoralize or humiliate someone, especially an opponent in a competition


    The basketball players engaged in some trash talk before the game.

  • a container for holding waste materials until they can be disposed of


    Please throw your gum wrapper in the trash bin.


Summary: trash in Brief

The term 'trash' [træʃ] refers to discarded matter or worthless material. It includes items like garbage, rubbish, and debris. Phrases like 'take out the trash' and 'trash talk' are common. 'Trash' can also refer to a container for holding waste materials, such as a trash bin.

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