debris

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /dɪˈbɹiː/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
debris

Plural
none

Debris on the ground
  1. (uncountable) The bits of something that are left after an object has been destroyed; rubble, wreckage.
    There was a lot of debris after the building was demolished.
  2. (uncountable) Litter or trash that has been discarded.
    Look at all the debris in the gutters!.
  3. (geology) Large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.