scrapheap definition by Webster's New World
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a pile of discarded material, as of scrap iron
scrapheap definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
also scrap heapnoun
- A pile or heap of waste material.
- A place for discarding useless or worthless material.
scrapheap - Phrases/Idioms
throw on the scrapheapor toss on the scrapheap or cast on the scrapheap
to discard or get rid of as useless