|Origin:||From a Scandinavian language|
trash1 S3 [uncountable]
1 American English
things that you throw away, such as empty bottles, used papers, food that has gone bad etc [= rubbish British English]
Will someone take out the trash (=take it outside the house)?
Just put it in the trash.
something that is of very poor quality:
How can you read that trash?
3 American English informal not polite
someone from a low social class who you do not respect because you think they are lazy or immoral ➔ white trash