- Rubbish is defined as garbage or something thrown away, or worthless ideas.
An example of rubbish is a pair of smelly old sneakers that are full of holes.
- any material rejected or thrown away as worthless; trash; refuse
- worthless, foolish ideas, statements, etc.; nonsense
Origin: Middle English robous, robys: ultimately from base of rub
- rubbishy adjective
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- Refuse; garbage.
- Worthless material.
- Foolish discourse; nonsense.
Origin: Middle English robishe.