wastepaper

[ weyst-pey-per ]
/ ˈweɪstˌpeɪ pər /

noun

paper thrown away as useless.

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Origin of wastepaper

First recorded in 1575–85; waste + paper
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British Dictionary definitions for wastepaper

wastepaper
/ (ˈweɪstˌpeɪpə) /

noun

paper discarded after use
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