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1. junk

noun. ['ˈdʒʌŋk'] the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up.

Synonyms

  • slack
  • scrap
  • rubbish
  • trash
  • rubble
  • detritus
  • dust

Antonyms

  • repatriate
  • flatter
  • increase
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • junco (Portuguese)
  • djong (Javanese)
  • junke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Junk

  • vandunk
  • spelunk
  • strunk
  • finunc
  • debunk
  • trunk
  • stunk
  • spunk
  • skunk
  • shrunk
  • schmunk
  • plunk
  • klunk
  • flunk
  • drunk
  • crunk
  • clunk
  • brunke
  • brunk
  • blunk
  • blunck
  • yunk
  • sunk
  • shunk
  • schunk
  • runk
  • runck
  • ruhnke
  • punk
  • munk

Sentences with junk


1. Noun, singular or mass
Understand that there is a lot of false advertising in the junk car business.

Quotes about junk


1. To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
- Thomas A. Edison

2. I ran three miles, staggered into the lobby, and took the elevator back to my apartment. No point to overdoing this exercise junk. --Stephanie Plum
- Janet Evanovich, Two for the Dough

3. Read. Read anything. Read the things they say are good for you, and the things they claim are junk. You'll find what you need to find. Just read.
- Neil Gaiman

2. junk

verb. ['ˈdʒʌŋk'] dispose of (something useless or old).

Synonyms

  • put away
  • dispose
  • cast aside
  • toss away
  • scrap
  • toss
  • throw out
  • trash
  • toss out
  • cast out
  • chuck out
  • cast away
  • throw away
  • discard

Antonyms

  • dehydrate
  • tense
  • diligent
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • junco (Portuguese)
  • djong (Javanese)
  • junke (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. junk

noun. ['ˈdʒʌŋk'] any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails.

Synonyms

  • lug
  • lugsail

Antonyms

  • free
  • indispose
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • junco (Portuguese)
  • djong (Javanese)
  • junke (Middle English (1100-1500))
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