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Definition of "scrapheap" []

  • A pile or heap of waste material. (noun)
  • A place for discarding useless or worthless material. (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 "scrapheap" in a sentence
  • "Not to mention the rag-tag scrapheap of genetic history that underlies folk from Northern Europe."
  • "Even more amazing than the guys the phillies got off the scrapheap are the guys so many phans were eager to scrapheap"
  • "A report came out yesterday which warned that a generation of young people face being left on the jobs "scrapheap"."