noun see garbology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • garbologist — noun a) One who examines refuse using archaeological techniques or fervor. A garbologist forages through waste paper baskets in search of interesting documents. b) A garbage collector. Syn: biffa sniffer, dumpster diver, garbage collector, refuse …   Wiktionary

  • garbologist — See garbology. * * * …   Universalium

  • Garbologist — (jocular) municipal garbage collector …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • garbologist — Australian Slang (jocular) municipal garbage collector …   English dialects glossary

  • garbologist — gar·bol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • garbologist — /gaˈbɒlədʒəst/ (say gah boluhjuhst) noun 1. a person who is involved in the science of garbology. 2. Colloquial (humorous) a garbage collector …   Australian English dictionary

  • garbologist — gärˈbäləjə̇st, gȧˈb noun ( s) Etymology: garbage (I) + ologist (as in geologist) 1. : a trash or garbage collector 2. : a specialist in garbology …   Useful english dictionary

  • garbology — garbologist, n. /gahr bol euh jee/, n. the study of the material discarded by a society to learn what it reveals about social or cultural patterns. [1976; GARB(AGE) + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • A. J. Weberman — Alan Jules Weberman (born May 26, 1945), better known as A. J. Weberman, is an American writer, political activist/gadfly, and popularizer of the terms garbology and Dylanology. He is best known for his controversial personal confrontations with… …   Wikipedia

  • garbology — noun Etymology: garbage + ology (as in geology) Date: 1975 the study of modern culture through the analysis of what is thrown away as garbage • garbologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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