junk : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
- n any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails
- v dispose of (something useless or old)
junk an old car
- That's not to say we're at zero risk from space junk.
- The latent dread of junk-bond investors is that one really colorful case of corporate distress might set off a selling spree in the volatile market for the high-yield securities.
- Colorization turns art into junk.
- Jack Cafferty in International Herald Tribune
We continue to import their junk with the lead paint on them and the poisoned pet food and export, you know, jobs to places where you can pay workers a dollar a month to turn out the stuff that we're buying from Wal-Mart,Cafferty said,...
- Mitt Romney in MarketWatch
The tax burden is too high, business is stifled by regulations and more money goes to defending against junk lawsuits than promoting research and innovation,Romney said. "Now, Washington must act and take the steps necessary to strengthen...
- Steve Jobs in CNNMoney.com
We don't know how to make a $500 computer that's not a piece of junk,Steve Jobs said last October, when asked if users were going to see cheaper computers from Apple. "Our DNA will not let us ship that."