rubbish ( rubbishes 3rd person present) ( rubbishing present participle) ( rubbished past tense & past participle )
1 n-uncount Rubbish consists of unwanted things or waste material such as used paper, empty tins and bottles, and waste food.
...unwanted household rubbish...
in AM, usually use garbage, trash
2 n-uncount If you think that something is of very poor quality, you can say that it is rubbish.
INFORMAL He described her book as absolute rubbish.
3 n-uncount If you think that an idea or a statement is foolish or wrong, you can say that it is rubbish.
He's talking rubbish..., These reports are total and utter rubbish.
4 adj If you think that someone is not very good at something, you can say that they are rubbishat it.
INFORMAL v-link ADJ, usu ADJ at n (Antonym: great)
He was rubbish at his job..., I tried playing golf, but I was rubbish.
5 verb If you rubbish a person, their ideas or their work, you say they are of little value.
INFORMAL Five whole pages of script were devoted to rubbishing her political opponents... V n
in AM, use trash
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 crap (slang) debris, dreck (slang, chiefly U.S.) dregs, dross, flotsam and jetsam, garbage (chiefly U.S.) grot (slang) junk (informal) litter, lumber, offal, offscourings, refuse, scrap, trash, waste
2 balderdash, balls (taboo slang) bilge (informal) bollocks (Brit. taboo slang) bosh (informal) bull (slang) bullshit (taboo slang) bunkum or buncombe (chiefly U.S.) claptrap (informal) cobblers (Brit. taboo slang) codswallop (Brit. slang) crap (slang) drivel, eyewash (informal) flapdoodle (slang) garbage (chiefly U.S.) gibberish, guff (slang) havers (Scot.) hogwash, hokum (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.) horsefeathers (U.S. slang) hot air (informal) moonshine, nonsense, pap, piffle (informal) poppycock (informal) rot, shit (taboo slang) stuff and nonsense, tommyrot, tosh (slang, chiefly Brit.) trash, tripe (informal) twaddle, wack (U.S. slang)
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