bin ( bins plural & 3rd person present) ( binning present participle) ( binned past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A bin is a container that you put rubbish in.
He screwed the paper small and chucked it in the bin.
in AM, usually use garbage can, trash can
2 n-count A bin is a container that you keep or store things in.
oft n N
...a bread bin., ...big steel storage bins.
3 verb If you bin something, you throw it away. (BRIT) INFORMAL He decided to bin his paintings. V n
bin liner ( bin liners plural ) A bin liner is a plastic bag that you put inside a waste bin or dustbin.
in AM, use garbage bag, trash bag
bread bin ( bread bins plural ) A bread bin is a wooden, metal, or plastic container for storing bread.
in AM, use breadbox
litter bin ( litter bins plural ) A litter bin is a container, usually in a street, park, or public building, into which people can put rubbish.
in AM, use trash can
pedal bin ( pedal bins plural ) A pedal bin is a container for waste, usually in a kitchen or bathroom. It has a lid which is controlled by a pedal that you press with your foot.
sin-bin , sin bin
In the sports of ice hockey and rugby league, if a player is sent to the sin-bin, they are ordered to leave the playing area for a short period of time because they have done something that is against the rules. n-sing
wheelie bin ( wheelie bins plural ) A wheelie bin is a large, rectangular dustbin with a hinged lid and wheels on two of the corners.
(BRIT, AUSTRALIAN) n-count