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1. garbage

noun. ['ˈgɑːrbɪdʒ'] food that is discarded (as from a kitchen).

Synonyms

  • waste
  • refuse
  • waste material
  • waste matter
  • waste product
  • food waste

Antonyms

  • displeased
  • discontented
  • unhappy
  • dissatisfy

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Example sentences of the word garbage-heap


1. Noun Phrase
When the restaurant closed in 1984, Chicken Boy was rescued from garbage heap by graphic designer Amy Inouye.

Quotes containing the word garbage-heap


1. …is postmodernity the pastime of an old man who scrounges in the garbage-heap of finality looking for leftovers, who brandishes unconsciousnesses, lapses, limits, confines, goulags, parataxes, non-senses, or paradoxes, and who turns this into the glory of his novelty, into his promise of change*ernity the pastime of an old man who scrounges in the garbage-heap of finality looking for leftovers, who brandishes unconsciousnesses, lapses, limits, confines, goulags, parataxes, non-senses, or paradoxes, and who turns this into the glory of his novelty, into his promise of change?
*- Jean-François Lyotard


2. garbage

noun. ['ˈgɑːrbɪdʒ'] a worthless message.

Synonyms

  • subject matter
  • codswallop
  • guff
  • folderol
  • hogwash
  • chickenshit
  • rubbish
  • drivel
  • trumpery
  • rot
  • buncombe
  • tripe
  • pap
  • bunk
  • substance
  • pablum
  • applesauce
  • message
  • content
  • trash
  • wish-wash

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • activator
  • inhibitor
  • belief

3. garbage

noun. ['ˈgɑːrbɪdʒ'] a receptacle where waste can be discarded.

Antonyms

  • disapproval

4. heap

noun. ['ˈhiːp'] a collection of objects laid on top of each other.

Synonyms

  • aggregation
  • muckhill
  • compost pile
  • pyre
  • stack
  • stockpile
  • shock
  • collection
  • slagheap
  • cumulation
  • midden
  • muckheap
  • woodpile
  • mound
  • accumulation
  • scrapheap
  • agglomerate
  • compost heap
  • dunghill
  • funeral pyre
  • assemblage
  • pile

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • minimum
  • scarcity
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • heep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. heap

noun. ['ˈhiːp'] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent.

Synonyms

  • haymow
  • great deal
  • slew
  • passel
  • mass
  • muckle
  • mess
  • stack
  • mountain
  • flock
  • wad
  • large indefinite amount
  • plenty
  • large indefinite quantity
  • tidy sum
  • deluge
  • mint
  • quite a little
  • batch
  • deal
  • flood
  • pot
  • mickle
  • raft
  • good deal
  • spate
  • lot
  • peck
  • hatful
  • inundation
  • torrent
  • pile

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • refrain
  • ebbtide
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • heep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. heap

verb. ['ˈhiːp'] arrange in stacks.

Synonyms

  • pile
  • stack
  • arrange
  • set up
  • rick

Antonyms

  • success
  • unite
  • cheer
  • fauna

Etymology

  • heep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. heap

verb. ['ˈhiːp'] bestow in large quantities.

Antonyms

  • flora

Etymology

  • heep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. heap

verb. ['ˈhiːp'] fill to overflow.

Synonyms

  • make full
  • fill up

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck

Etymology

  • heep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. heap

noun. ['ˈhiːp'] a car that is old and unreliable.

Synonyms

  • bus
  • jalopy
  • car
  • motorcar
  • automobile
  • machine
  • dysphemism

Antonyms

  • clergy
  • distributive
  • orderliness
  • order

Etymology

  • heep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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