Definitions for rubbishˈrʌb ɪʃ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word rubbish
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
worthless material that is rejected or thrown out; litter; trash.
nonsense, as in writing or art:
Origin of rubbish:
1350–1400; ME rubbes, rob(b)ous
rubbish, trash, scrap(noun)
worthless material that is to be disposed of
folderol, rubbish, tripe, trumpery, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallop(verb)
nonsensical talk or writing
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
You're talking complete rubbish.
Garbage, junk, refuse, waste.
The rubbish is collected every Thursday in Gloucester, but on Wednesdays in Cheltenham.
Everything the teacher said during that lesson was rubbish. How can she possibly think that a bass viol and a cello are the same thing?
To denounce, to criticise, to denigrate, to disparage.
Exceedingly bad; awful; terrible; crappy.
This has been a rubbish day, and it's about to get worse: my mother-in-law is coming to stay.
Expresses that something is exceedingly bad, terrible or awful.
Expresses that what was recently said is untruth or nonsense.
Rubbish! I did nothing of the sort!
waste or rejected matter; anything worthless; valueless stuff; trash; especially, fragments of building materials or fallen buildings; ruins; debris
of or pertaining to rubbish; of the quality of rubbish; trashy
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'rubbish' among Written Corpus Frequency: #1299
Word rank popularity for 'rubbish' among Nouns Frequency: #1685
Translations for rubbish
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
waste material; things that have been or are to be thrown away
Our rubbish is taken away twice a week; (also adjective) a rubbish bin/bag.
- lixoPortuguese (BR)
- (na) odpadky, smetíCzech
- der Abfall; Abfall...German
- affald; affalds-Danish
- basura, desperdiciosSpanish
- آشغال؛ زبالهFarsi
- (à) orduresFrench
- rusl, sorpIcelandic
- spazzatura; della spazzaturaItalian
- šiukšlės, šlamštasLithuanian
- atkritumi; gružiLatvian
- søppel, rusk, bossNorwegian
- آشغال؛ زبالهPersian
- خزلی،مداری، چټلیPashto
- (de) gunoiRomanian
- odpadky, smeti; na smetiSlovak
- sopor, skräpSwedish
- 垃圾Chinese (Trad.)
- فالتو شےUrdu
- 垃圾Chinese (Simp.)
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