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Garbage.

English[]

Alternative spellings[]

  • garbidge

Etymology[]

Middle English "the offal of a fowl, giblets, kitchen waste", originally "refuse, what is purged away" from Old French garber "to refine, make neat or clean", of Template:Gem[[Category:Template:Gem derivations|Garbage]] origin, akin to Old High German garawan "to prepare, make ready", Old English ġearwian (to make ready, adorn). More at garb, yare, gear

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Garbage

Plural
-

Garbage (-)

  1. Any leftover waste or scraps or material deemed useless or disposable.
  2. Nonsense; gibberish.
  3. space debris
  4. offal, particularly the entrails

Synonyms[]

  • junk
  • refuse
  • rubbish
  • trash
  • waste
  • See also Wikisaurus:trash

Antonyms[]

  • artifact
  • asset
  • catch
  • find
  • prize
  • recyclable
  • resource
  • treasure
  • valuable

Derived terms[]

  • garbage bin
  • garbage can
  • garbage dump
  • garbage man
  • garbage truck
  • garbo
  • garbologist

Translations[]

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Garbage

Third person singular
garbag

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ed

to Garbage (third-person singular simple present garbag, present participle ed, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To eviscerate.
    • "I have bought at Boston a dozen Pidgeons ready pulled and garbidged for three pence." Template:Cite book, quoted in Template:Cite book

Synonyms[]

  • gut
  • disembowel
  • eviscerate

See also[]

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