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1. rubbish

noun. ['ˈrʌbɪʃ'] worthless material that is to be disposed of.

Synonyms

  • waste
  • scrap
  • waste material
  • waste matter
  • trash
  • waste product
  • junk
  • rubble
  • detritus
  • litter
  • dust
  • scrap metal

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • flatter
  • dirty
  • uncover

Etymology

  • rubouses (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Rubbish

  • babish
  • dobesh
  • przybysz
  • refurbish
  • snobbish
  • wimbish

How do you pronounce rubbish?

Pronounce rubbish as ˈrəbɪʃ.

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Sentences with rubbish


1. Adjective
Place the rubbish bag on with the opening at the neck.

2. Noun, singular or mass
After some time, a good deal of rubbish will accumulate on the rollers.

Quotes about rubbish


1. I think people believe in heaven because they don't like the idea of dying, because they want to carry on living and they don't like the idea that other people will move into their house and put their things into the rubbish.
- Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

2. But what about the End of the Universe? We'll miss the big moment."I've seen it. It's rubbish,"said Zaphod,"nothing but a gnab gib."A what?"Opposite of a big bang. Come on, let's get zappy.
- Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

2. rubbish

noun. ['ˈrʌbɪʃ'] nonsensical talk or writing.

Synonyms

  • folderol
  • drivel
  • trash
  • wish-wash
  • tripe
  • garbage
  • codswallop
  • trumpery

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • recuperate
  • conserve
  • providence

Etymology

  • rubouses (Anglo-Norman)

3. rubbish

verb. ['ˈrʌbɪʃ'] attack strongly.

Synonyms

  • snipe
  • assault
  • round
  • attack
  • lash out

Antonyms

  • praise
  • square
  • angular
  • top

Etymology

  • rubouses (Anglo-Norman)
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