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Meaning of “rubbish” - Learner’s Dictionary

rubbish

noun [U]     /ˈrʌbɪʃ/ mainly UK
WASTE
B1 things that you throw away because you do not want them: Our rubbish gets collected on Thursdays. a rubbish dump/binEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsRubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
NONSENSE
something that is nonsense or wrong: Ignore him, he's talking rubbish.Nonsense
BAD QUALITY informal
B2 something that is of bad quality: There's so much rubbish on TV.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
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