trash can


noun

a container for the disposal of dry waste matter.

Nearby words

  1. trapshooting,
  2. trapunto,
  3. trasentine,
  4. trash,
  5. trash and cash,
  6. trash farming,
  7. trash fish,
  8. trash rack,
  9. trash talk,
  10. trash-talk

Compare garbage can.

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Examples from the Web for trash can

  • Perry slowly set down the ice-cream cone on the lid of the trash-can beside him.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow


British Dictionary definitions for trash can

trash can

noun

a US name for dustbin Also called: ash can, garbage can
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