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Definition 1: nonsensical talk or writing - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for rubbish in the sense of this definition

(rubbish is a kind of ...) a worthless message

(rubbish is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 2: worthless material that is to be disposed of - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for rubbish in the sense of this definition

(rubbish is a kind of ...) any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted

"they collect the waste once a week" "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"

(... is a kind of rubbish ) discarded metal suitable for reprocessing

"he finally sold the car for scrap metal"

(... is a kind of rubbish ) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

(... is a kind of rubbish ) rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)

Definition 3: attack strongly - [verb of communication]

(rubbish is a kind of ...) attack in speech or writing

"The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

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