trash

trash
trash
trash1 [trash]
n.
[prob. < Scand, as in Norw dial. trask, lumber, trash, akin to ON tros, broken twigs < IE base * der-, to tear, split off > TEAR1]
1. parts that have been broken off, stripped off, etc., esp. leaves, twigs, husks, and other plant trimmings
2. broken, discarded, or worthless things; rubbish; refuse
3.
a) any worthless, unnecessary, or offensive matter [literary trash]
b) foolish talk; nonsense
4. a person or people regarded as disreputable, insignificant, etc.
5. the refuse of sugar cane after the juice has been pressed out
vt.
1. to trim (trees or plants) of trash
2. Slang to destroy (property) as by vandalism or arson
3. Slang
a) to criticize (a person, policy, performance, etc.) sharply or maliciously
b) to insult (a person)
adj.
Slang regarded as being worthless, offensive, lacking in substance, etc. [an afternoon of trash TV]
——————
☆ talk trash
Slang to engage in TRASH TALK
trash2 [trash]
vt.
[prob. < OFr trachier, var. of tracier: see TRACE1]
Archaic to restrain, as by a leash
n.
Archaic a leash for restraining an animal

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