Meaning of “trash” in the English Dictionary

"trash" in British English

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trashnoun [ U ]

uk /træʃ/ us /træʃ/

trash noun [ U ] (THINGS)

C2 informal something that is of low quality:

I can't believe that someone of his intelligence can read such trash!
There's nothing but trash on TV tonight.

B1 US also garbage, UK rubbish waste material or things that are no longer wanted or needed:

The trash really stinks - why don't you take it out?
He threw a valuable drawing out, thinking it was trash.

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trashverb [ T ]

uk /træʃ/ us /træʃ/ informal

(Definition of “trash” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trash" in American English

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trashnoun [ U ]

us /træʃ/

anything that is worthless and of low quality; waste:

We filled three cans with trash from the garage.

trashverb [ T ]

us /træʃ/ infml

to throw away, destroy, or severely damage something:

I simply trash that kind of mail.
Some people seem to enjoy trashing their neighbors (= severely criticizing them).

(Definition of “trash” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)