verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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Definition for junk (2 of 3)
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Example sentences from the Web for junk
The result has been a tide of disposable, nonrecyclable plastic junk.Big Oil’s hopes are pinned on plastics. It won’t end well.|David Roberts|September 4, 2020|Vox
They’ll junk their plan against a certain adversary and throw something completely different at them if whatever they did the first time around didn’t work.The Raptors’ Defense Is Almost Never The Same, But It’s Always Really Good|Jared Dubin|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Given how bad the space junk problem is getting, any new solutions are more than welcome at this point.
Space junk isn’t going away anytime soon—and neither are the problems it causes.
Mail ballots are now postage-paid, so you won’t need to dig around your junk drawer for stamps.
I am not the most financially literate person (I would be hard-pressed to articulate the term “junk bond”).
For those in the resource world, every ton of junk that goes into a landfill represents wasted energy.
(Or as Gehry framed it in the Sketches documentary: “mak[ing] beauty with junk”).
I am just so convinced that junk food and high sugar food are undermining the health of people…It caused a lot of strain.
One is burned and damaged; another looks like a 1960s-style Airstream buried in a pile of old furniture, toys, and other junk.A Shooting on a Tribal Land Uncovers Feds Running Wild|Caitlin Dickson|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Was n't that what I wanted some junk for—to sell it, so I could go on the train?In Pawn|Ellis Parker Butler
"That poor fellow is about done for," said Nata, pushing off from the junk.The Usurper|Judith Gautier
It sneezed all over my poor bus, and threw some junk into me as if it thought me nothing better than a kind of waste basket.A Man for the Ages|Irving Bacheller
He made a sweeping gesture around the room that looked like a junk heap.Stand by for Mars!|Carey Rockwell
We were just beginning to grow anxious about you when the junk was sighted.The Beautiful White Devil|Guy Boothby
British Dictionary definitions for junk (1 of 2)
- rubbish generally
- nonsensethe play was absolute junk