- Food wastes, as from a kitchen. (noun)
- Refuse; trash. (noun)
- A place or receptacle where rubbish is discarded: tossed the apple core into the garbage. (noun)
- Worthless or nonsensical matter; rubbish: Their advice turned out to be nothing but garbage. (noun)
- Inferior or offensive literary or artistic material. (noun)
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