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1. 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))

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Words that Rhyme with Junk Heap

  • oversleep
  • mcsleep
  • anandeep
  • streep
  • phillipe
  • felipe
  • bopeep
  • asleep
  • sweep
  • steep
  • sleep
  • schliep
  • griep
  • creep
  • bleep
  • weep
  • veep
  • tepe
  • sheep
  • sepe
  • seipp
  • seip
  • seep
  • riepe
  • reep
  • reap
  • peep
  • lepe
  • leep
  • leap

Example sentences of the word junk-heap


1. Noun Phrase
Made from a combination of polygons, these images can range from a rabbit to a junk heap.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. heap

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

Antonyms

  • flora

Etymology

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

7. 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))

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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