Main navigation

Definition of "rubbish" [rub•bish]

  • Refuse; garbage. (noun)
  • Worthless material. (noun)
  • Foolish discourse; nonsense. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rubbish" in a sentence
  • "I wouldn't care so much except that in the eyes of many this rubbish is the supposed figurehead of all forward-thinking science fiction, and that is patently false."
  • "And that which you call rubbish seems to have caught the ear of all Europe."
  • "Yes, I did take some what you call rubbish, and did discover Maister Mishdigoat's own monumentsh --- It's like dat he meant I should be his heirs --- so it would not be civility in me not to come mineself for mine inheritance. ''"