trash

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Singular
trash

Plural
none

Trash
  1. Useless things that are discarded.
    I took it out of the wrapping and then threw away the trash.
    Please take out the trash.
  2. A container where useless things are discarded.
    Just throw it in the trash.
  3. Something of poor or bad quality.
    This radio is trash! It doesn't work!
  4. (slang); (usually derogatory) Lower class people.
    white trash
    trailer trash

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Plain form
trash

Third-person singular
trashes

Past tense
trashed

Past participle
trashed

Present participle
trashing

  1. (US) To make a mess; to ruin or destroy things.
    Trash the house! he ordered.
    Scarface always trashes a house he burgles.
    The burglars trashed my house.
    They trashed John's house yeserday.
    Oh, my God! They're trashing my house right now!
  2. (US) To discard or to throw away.
    Will you trash those old love letters?
    John always trashes my love letters.
    John trashed my love letters last Monday.
    I trashed John's old love letters yesterday.
    I'll spend the afternoon trashing your old love letters.