An example of rubbish is a pair of smelly old sneakers that are full of holes.
The one day I actually practice my violin, the teacher cancels the lesson.
Aw, rubbish! Though at least this means you have time to play football...
Rubbish! I did nothing of the sort!
Origin of rubbish
- Middle English robishe
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition