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Meaning of TRASH

Pronunciation:  trash

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  nonsensical talk or writing
  2. [n]  worthless people
  3. [n]  worthless material that is discarded
  4. [v]  express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance"
  5. [v]  dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"
 

TRASH is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: applesauce, codswallop, folderol, junk, pan, rubbish, rubbish, scrap, scum, tear apart, tripe, trumpery, wish-wash
 
 See Also: belittle, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, debris, detritus, discard, disparage, dispose, drivel, dust, fling, junk, litter, pick at, put away, rabble, ragtag, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rubble, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out, waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Trash\, n. [Cf. Icel. tros rubbish, leaves, and twigs
    picked up for fuel, trassi a slovenly fellow, Sw. trasa a
    rag, tatter.]
    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.
    
    Note: 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. --B. Edwards.
    
    3. A worthless person. [R.] --Shak.
    
    4. A collar, leash, or halter used to restrain a dog in
       pursuing game. --Markham.
    
    {Trash ice}, crumbled ice mixed with water.
    
    
  2. \Trash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trashed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Trashing}.]
    1. To free from trash, or worthless matter; hence, to lop; to
       crop, as to trash the rattoons of sugar cane. --B.
       Edwards.
    
    2. To treat as trash, or worthless matter; hence, to spurn,
       humiliate, or crush. [Obs.]
    
    3. To hold back by a trash or leash, as a dog in pursuing
       game; hence, to retard, encumber, or restrain; to clog; to
       hinder vexatiously. [R.] --Beau. & Fl.
    
    
    
    
  3. \Trash\, v. i.
    To follow with violence and trampling. [R.] --The Puritan
    (1607).
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

To destroy, e.g. the contents of a data structure. The most common of the family of near-synonyms including mung, mangle, and scribble.

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