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Noun: rubbish  rú-bish
  1. Worthless material that is to be disposed of
    - trash, scrap, junk [informal]
  2. [informal] Statements or beliefs that are untrue or make no sense
    - bunk [informal], bunkum [informal], buncombe [informal], guff [informal], rot [informal], hogwash [informal], flapdoodle [N. Amer, informal], rhubarb [Brit, informal], Irish bull [slang], bull [slang], junk [informal], bilge [informal], nonsense, jive [N. Amer, informal], folderol, tripe [informal], trumpery [archaic], trash [informal], wish-wash [informal], applesauce [N. Amer, informal], codswallop [Brit, informal], falderal
Verb: rubbish  rú-bish
Usage: Brit
  1. Attack strongly
Adjective: rubbish  rú-bish
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Very bad
    "a rubbish play";
    - icky [informal], lousy [informal], rotten, stinking, stinky [informal], dire [Brit, informal], crummy [informal]

Derived forms: rubbishing, rubbishes, rubbished

See also: bad

Type of: assail, assault, attack, drivel, garbage, lash out, round, snipe, waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product

Encyclopedia: Rubbish, King of the Jumble