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Definitions for Dumpster
ˈdʌmp stərdump·ster

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dumpsternoun

    a container designed to receive and transport and dump waste


  1. dumpsternoun

    A large trash receptacle.

  2. Etymology: Genericized brand name, a portmanteau of dump and the proper name Dempster.


  1. Dumpster

    A dumpster is a movable waste container designed to be brought and taken away by a special collection vehicle, or to a bin that a specially designed garbage truck lifts, empties into its hopper, and lowers, on the spot. The word is a generic trademark of Dumpster, an American brand name for a specific design. Generic usage of skip or skip bin is common in the UK, Australia and Ireland, as Dumpster is neither an established nor well-known brand in those countries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dumpster in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dumpster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. The Orchard -RRB- Young:

    We were traveling back one time to New York City from Jersey at one o’clock in the morning, and Bob didn’t trust drivers, so he wanted to drive himself from a gig. We pulled behind a dumpster in a shady neighborhood. Bob had to go to the bathroom so bad before we got to the tunnel. I said, ‘Bob, I don’t know if this is a good idea.’ He pulls behind the dumpster to go to the bathroom. And within three seconds, a carload of what looked to me like gang members got out of the car. I’m like, ‘We’re about to get robbed in Jersey City.’.

  2. Alexander Sandoval:

    I grabbed my son and tried to break into one of the local buildings, but I couldn’t, i kept running and ran into an alley and put my son in a garbage dumpster, so he could be safe.

  3. Justin Sherman:

    Twitter has been a content moderation dumpster fire since Elon Musk took over and fired or pushed out or caused people to quit in large numbers.

  4. Gavin Lux:

    Im like, You went dumpster diving for it? I guess I appreciate you doing that, twenty years from now I can tell my kids, Hey, this ball was in the trash can.

  5. Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan:

    They (caller) identified that someone had come out and very suspiciously had left things in a Dumpster, we responded and were able to locate items that we knew belonged to Cristie Schoen Codd.

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