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Definition of Rubbish


  1. Waste or rejected matter; anything worthless; valueless stuff; trash; especially, fragments of building materials or fallen buildings; ruins; debris.
  2. Of or pertaining to rubbish; of the quality of rubbish; trashy.

Rubbish Quotations

Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Ambrose Bierce

Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish!
E. M. Forster

An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
Eric Hoffer

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish.
John Keats

My dad, bless him, was a musician. And his dad had thought that his music was rubbish.
Paul McCartney
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Rubbish Translations

rubbish in Afrikaans is afval
rubbish in Dutch is afval, rommel, prullaria, puin
rubbish in French is ordures, balayures
rubbish in German is Schutt, Abfall, Kehricht {m}
rubbish in Italian is spazzatura
rubbish in Latin is quisquiliae, purgamentum
rubbish in Spanish is basura

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