Definitions for: Trash


[n] nonsensical talk or writing
[n] worthless people
[n] worthless material that is discarded
[v] express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance"
[v] dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"



Webster (1913) Definition: Trash, n. [Cf. Icel. tros rubbish, leaves, and twigs
picked up for fuel, trassi a slovenly fellow, Sw. trasa a
rag, tatter.]
1. That which is worthless or useless; rubbish; refuse.

Who steals my purse steals trash. --Shak.

A haunch of venison would be trash to a Brahmin.
--Landor.

2. Especially, loppings and leaves of trees, bruised sugar
cane, or the like.

Note: In the West Indies, the decayed leaves and stems of
canes are called field trash; the bruised or macerated
rind of canes is called cane trash; and both are called
trash. --B. Edwards.

3. A worthless person. [R.] --Shak.

4. A collar, leash, or halter used to restrain a dog in
pursuing game. --Markham.

Trash ice, crumbled ice mixed with water.


Trash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trashed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Trashing.]
1. To free from trash, or worthless matter; hence, to lop; to
crop, as to trash the rattoons of sugar cane. --B.
Edwards.

2. To treat as trash, or worthless matter; hence, to spurn,
humiliate, or crush. [Obs.]

3. To hold back by a trash or leash, as a dog in pursuing
game; hence, to retard, encumber, or restrain; to clog; to
hinder vexatiously. [R.] --Beau. & Fl.


Trash, v. i.
To follow with violence and trampling. [R.] --The Puritan
(1607).

Synonyms: applesauce, codswallop, folderol, junk, pan, rubbish, rubbish, scrap, scum, tear apart, tripe, trumpery, wish-wash

See Also: belittle, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, debris, detritus, discard, disparage, dispose, drivel, dust, fling, junk, litter, pick at, put away, rabble, ragtag, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rubble, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out, waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product

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