garbage garbage  /ˈɡɑr bɪdʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
  2. (n) a worthless message
  3. (n) a receptacle where waste can be discarded

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For all its fervent advocates, recycling has come nowhere close to allaying the world's burgeoning production of garbage.
  2. Global methane emissions from garbage are estimated to be as high as 70 million metric tons a year.
  3. In goes garbage, out comes fuel oil.

News

  1. Vermilion garbage collection back to normal

    After several weeks of running behind, Vermilion Parish Solid Waste is now back on schedule with its garbage collection. Officials say they normally run eight trucks on their routes. However, Solid Waste says they have been running only four trucks over the last few weeks due to repairs. Seven of the eight trucks are now up and running, allowing garbage services to return to normal.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  2. Photos: Garbage truck flips onto side, shuts down interstate ramp

    A toppled garbage truck has shut down the northbound ramp onto I-83 at Mount Rose Avenue in York. Click here for more photos and information.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley

  3. Garbage Pickup Fees to Decrease in Frostproof

    Republic Services has lowered its collection fees for Frostproof, and the city has renewed its contract with the garbage hauler for three more years.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

Quotes

  1. "I want no more [garbage] where they tell you one thing and behind your back they do another thing," Ramirez told The Herald. "I think I've earned that respect, for a team to sit down with me and tell me this is what we want, this is what we...
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Manny Ramirez Source: Hartford Courant

  2. "This thing tonight was garbage," said Bryant after the game in a tone that showed more disappointment than anger.
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Kobe Bryant Source: RealGM.com

  3. "I just lost the game. There's not much to say," Dempster said. "It's tough for the other guys to clean up my garbage."
    on May 17, 2007 By: Ryan Dempster Source: Forbes

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