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Synonyms for rubbish
ˈrʌb ɪʃrub·bish

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  1. rubbishinterjection

    Expresses that what was recently said is untruth or nonsense.

    Rubbish! I did nothing of the sort!

    nonsense, bollocks, bullshit

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  1. rubbish

    debris, waste matter, fragments, litter, dross, refuse, lion sense, trash

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  1. rubbish, trash, scrapnoun

    worthless material that is to be disposed of

    chip, fight, scum, trash, methamphetamine hydrochloride, glass, fighting, codswallop, ice, flake, wish-wash, deoxyephedrine, folderol, shabu, chicken feed, chalk, fleck, trumpery, scrap, crank, meth, methamphetamine, combat, applesauce, bit, tripe

  2. folderol, rubbish, tripe, trumpery, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallopverb

    nonsensical talk or writing

    folderal, scum, gimcrackery, trash, methamphetamine hydrochloride, codswallop, glass, gimcrack, frill, ice, nonsense, wish-wash, trumpery, folderol, apple sauce, shabu, chicken feed, chalk, crank, scrap, deoxyephedrine, falderol, meth, methamphetamine, applesauce, tripe

  3. rubbishverb

    attack strongly

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  1. rubbishnoun

    refuse, ruins, fragments, DEBRIS, dirt, litter, lumber, trash, orts, dross, dregs, scum, scoria, sweepings

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  1. rubbishnoun

    trash, litter, lumber, refuse, debris, garbage, dross, trumpery

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  1. Claudine André:

    Medical need is going to grow because patients are getting cold, there could be pneumonia. We are trying to improve sanitary conditions by collecting rubbish, but there will be more and more need. There will have to be a re-think. There are more and more tents.

  2. Maria Zakharova:

    First we were accused of providing arms to the so-called 'bloody regime that was persecuting democratic activists', now it's a new edition - we are supposedly harming the fight against terrorism. That is complete rubbish.

  3. Ahmed Qubaisi:

    Our issue is recovering all our rights - electricity, water and the rubbish we want removed from the streets.

  4. Pavlos Kontides:

    If you have lots of rain then the favelas are flooded and all the rubbish comes into the sea where we are sailing, these are the physical materials you can see but( also) you have a lot of viruses you can not see.

  5. William A. Orton:

    If you keep your mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish into it.

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