trash

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. rubbish, garbage, refuse, offal, litter, debris; junk, scrap, waste. See uselessness, populace.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Rubbish]
Syn. garbage, waste, refuse, dregs, filth, litter, debris, dross, oddments, sweepings, rubble, odds and ends, offal, junk, sediment, leavings, droppings; see also excess 4 , residue .
Ant. money*, goods, riches.
2. [Persons regarded as of little account]
Syn. beggars, thieves, outlaws, the poor, the lower class, hobos, tramps, hoi polloi, (Greek), sans culottes, canaille ( both French), wastrels, poor whites, sharecroppers, guttersnipes*, varmints*, good-for-nothings*, white trash*; see also rascal .
Ant. aristocracy*, the upper class, the wealthy.
3. [Waste matter]
Syn. stuff, frippery, rags, scraps, scrap, scourings, fragments, pieces, shavings, loppings, slash, rakings, slag, parings, rinsings, deads, debris, shoddy, scoria, recrement, residue; see also sense 1.
4. [Nonsense]
Syn. drivel, twaddle, prating; see nonsense 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. rubbish refuse, waste, garbage, junk, leavings, remains, litter, debris, *crap, scraps, dregs, rubble.
2. nonsense foolishness, drivel, *bilge, *rubbish, *bunk, *crap, *hogwash, *malarkey, balderdash, tripe, *baloney.
3. cheap literature yellow journalism, tabloid journalism, *crap, sensationalism, kitsch, dime novel.
4. riffraff *bum, criminal, *dregs of the earth, scum, *good-for-nothing, scoundrel, rogue.
II
v.
Sl.
1. criticize pan, insult, knock, *bad-mouth, *dump on, disparage, put down, slam, *rank out, lambaste.
2. vandalize destroy, wreck, ruin, demolish, tear apart.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Something that does not have or make sense: balderdash, blather, bunkum, claptrap, drivel, garbage, idiocy, nonsense, piffle, poppycock, rigmarole, rubbish, tomfoolery, twaddle. Informal: tommyrot. Slang: applesauce, baloney, bilge, bull1, bunk2, crap, hooey, malarkey. See KNOWLEDGE. 2. A group of persons regarded as the lowest class: dreg (often used in plural), lumpenproletariat, rabble, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff. Slang: scum. Idioms: scum of the earth, tag and rag, the great unwashed. See OVER, RICH. II verb Slang. To injure or destroy (property) maliciously: vandalize. See HELP.

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