wastepaper

[ weyst-pey-per ]

noun
  1. paper thrown away as useless.

Origin of wastepaper

1
First recorded in 1575–85; waste + paper

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British Dictionary definitions for wastepaper

wastepaper

/ (ˈweɪstˌpeɪpə) /


noun
  1. paper discarded after use

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