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Synonyms for junk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debris, dust, junk, rubble, detritusnoun

    the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

    detritus, rubble, debris, dust

  2. junkverb

    any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails

    detritus, debris, dust, rubble

  3. trash, junk, scrapverb

    dispose of (something useless or old)

    "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"

    tear apart, altercate, trash, dispute, quarrel, scrap, pan, argufy

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Editors Contribution

  1. schmutz

    gnark or schmutz

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "junk":

    garbage, scrap, rubbish, trash, refuse, bazaar, spam, waste, dope, shit, mess

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How to use junk in a sentence?

  1. Mike Wolfe:

    Junk drunk

  2. Dan Fitzsimmons:

    The science that [officials with the state health department] did is junk science, it was all about what may be, what might be, what could be. It wasn't the actual science of the day.

  3. Walter F. Ulmer:

    The essence of a general's job is to assist in developing a clear sense of purpose ... to keep the junk from getting in the way of important things.

  4. Margaret Murray:

    Indeed, the district court itself recognized that administration's decision allows junk insurance to compete directly with comprehensive, Affordable Care Act-compliant insurance plans, that result subverts the health care protections of the ACA. Junk insurance, no matter what it's called, is an inferior and hazardous substitute for comprehensive coverage.

  5. William Seward Burroughs:

    Junk is the ultimate merchandise. The junk merchant does not sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to the product. He does not improve and simplify his merchandise, he degrades and simplifies the client.

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Translations for junk

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  • haraburdíCzech
  • bras, kassere, smide ud, affald, junke, ragelseDanish
  • Eier, Krempel, Kleinkruscht, Abfall, Klöten, Ramsch, Kram, Nüsse, Müll, Dschunke, StoffGerman
  • ναρκωτικό, πρέζα, σκουπίδιαGreek
  • ĵonkoEsperanto
  • tiliche, basura, junco, chunche, calache, trasto, chéchere, cachureo, cachivache, corotoSpanish
  • praht, prügi, jäätmedEstonian
  • roska, kama, roina, jäte, romu, džonkki, romuttaaFinnish
  • ordure, jonque, déchetsFrench
  • kacat, lom, dzsunkaHungarian
  • drasl, júnka, rusl, djúnkaIcelandic
  • coglioni, immondizia, cianfrusaglie, spazzatura, ciarpame, pattume, rottamare, rifiuti, paccottaglia, robacciaItalian
  • ნაგავიGeorgian
  • grabasti, krāmiLatvian
  • paraureheMāori
  • jong, ajungMalay
  • afval, rommel, jonk, dumpen, wegwerpen, spul, wegsmijten, gerief, weggooien, brol, rotzooiDutch
  • skrotNorwegian
  • inchxǫ́ʼį́, biná'adaałtsózí bitsin naa'eełNavajo, Navaho
  • śmieciPolish
  • porcaria, lixo, juncoPortuguese
  • рухлядь, барахло, скрап, мусор, хлам, джонка, мудеRussian
  • отпад, олупина, џунка, џонка, olupina, džunka, otpad, džonkaSerbo-Croatian
  • skräp, djonkSwedish
  • gheVietnamese

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