- worthless, useless, or unwanted matter
- discarded or waste matter; refuse
- foolish words or speech; nonsense
- (transitive) informal to criticize; attack verbally
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrʌbɪʃ/USA pronuncation: IPA/ˈrʌbɪʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rub′ish)
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
rub•bish /ˈrʌbɪʃ/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
rub•bish (rub′ish),USA pronunciation n.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
rubbish /ˈrʌbɪʃ/ n
'rubbish' also found in these entries:
balderdash - balls - berley - bilge - bilge water - bin - bin liner - blah - bollocks - brash - chaff - cobblers - codswallop - collection - compact - compactible - crap - culch - dumbwaiter - dump - dustbin - dustheap - eye - eyewash - fly-tipping - furphy - garbage - grot - grunge - gubbins - hooey - horsefeathers - humbug - junk - kak - litter - litterbag - malarkey - most - muck - mullock - offal - pelting - poppycock - pound - quark - raff - raffle - refuse - riffraff
Collocations: UK: [throw, put] it in the rubbish [bin, container], UK: rubbish [dumps, disposal, sites, tips, bags], [thrown, put, found] on the rubbish heap, more...
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