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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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Words that Rhyme with Rubbish 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 rubbish-heap


1. Noun Phrase
That beautiful white and yellow flower you saw on the rubbish heap was not an apparition.

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)

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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