I. noun Etymology: Middle English trasch fallen leaves and twigs, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect trask rubbish; Old Norse tros fallen leaves and twigs, Old English trus Date: circa 1518 1. something worth little or nothing: as a. junk, rubbish b. (1) empty talk ; nonsense (2) inferior or worthless writing or artistic matter (as a television show); especially such matter intended purely for sensational entertainment (3) trash talk 2. something in a crumbled or broken condition or mass; especially debris from pruning or processing plant material 3. a worthless person; also such persons as a group ; riffraff II. verb Date: 1902 transitive verb 1. throw away 1 <
standards of reality and truth were trashed — Edwin Diamond
2. vandalize, destroy 3. attack, assault 4. spoil, ruin <
trashing the environment
5. to subject to criticism or invective; especially to disparage strongly <
a film trashed by the critics
intransitive verb to trash something or someone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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