Translation of trash in Spanish:


basura, n.

Pronunciation /træʃ/ /traʃ/

See Spanish definition of basura


  • 1US

    basura feminine
    trash bag bolsa de la basura
    • trash compacter triturador de basura
    • trash heap montón de basura
    • Rinse containers well before discarding in the trash.
    • The sharp needle tips are collected inside the container and the remainder of the syringe barrel can be safely discarded in the trash.
    • Bacteria and fungi primarily break down the organic matter in the trash.
    • If it's diseased or infested with insects, bag it and discard in the trash.
    • Medical sharps, such as disposable hypodermic needles and scalpel blades should never be discarded loosely into the trash.
    • Drills, lathes, and milling machines produce metal trimmings that machine shops discard as trash or melt down for reuse.
    • The walls were torn and dirty, books were scattered everywhere; pages ripped out and discarded like trash.
    • Filled with trash and discarded items, it burned up in the Earth's atmosphere soon afterward.
    • Snowdrifts of plastic shopping bags and discarded fast-food trash got you down?
    • Magazines, plastic cups, and all sort of trash were discarded all across the floor.
    • Landowners, too, can be held responsible should someone decide to discard their trash on private property.
    • Daphne had work to do, collecting pillows and helping people discard trash.
    • I know but he refuses to empty the trash himself.
    • Discarded trash and rusty machines lay dead within the yard.
    • Someone could go through your trash to find discarded receipts or carbons and use them to learn your account numbers.
    • They are like waves pounding a shore, the wide, vast shore that is my mind - now beginning to fill with the litter and trash of a discarded relationship.
    • The older fisherman can recall former days when the waters were clear and the beaches were free of trash and discarded items.
    • Now, slam-dunk those soggy tissues into the trash… right along with that yearbook photo you ripped down from inside your locker.
    • Do away with the trash; line your pockets with cash.
    • She sighed and tossed the bottle into the trash.
  • 2

    (worthless stuff)
    basura feminine
    stop talking trash! ¡deja de decir estupideces!
    • I don't subscribe to the view that readers in this market equate broadsheet with quality and tabloid with trash.
    • I'm also talking rip-offs, exploitation movies, mindless sequels, trash masquerading as quality.
    • In fact the idea of trash tabloids is just the opposite.
    • But I think a better activity for you would be learning to spell and read something except trash novels and books.
    • As far as throwaway movies go, it is top quality trash.
    • I was lying in my cell, reading some trash from the prison library, wondering who they were going to give me as a cellmate.
    • You catch up on movies, read trash and get tucked in by nice young men who offer you Vogue…
    • A small warning though, I have been known to read complete trash from time to time.
    • Their hands, mostly left clasping right, or right clasping left, holding the odd newspaper or the odd trash tabloid, grasping the odd book like a lifeline.
    • But after reading this article from this damn tabloid trash, I am being won over.
    • It'll probably make good trash midweek viewing once the characters have established and the inevitable ‘het girl gets drunk and sleeps with a woman’ happens.
    • Nothing like an unbiased free press to stir up intelligent debate, although coming from the UK, with its tabloid trash, I'm hardly one to talk really.
    • Thinking that the books are frivolous trash of no value is apparently an out-of-date misconception common only to those who have never read them.
    • While I agree with Flux that this movie will probably be trash, I have to disagree about the vehicle shifting properties of the robots.
    • There's the tabloid variety trash filled with the juicy details of the latest break-ups and make-ups.
    • This concept was rejected as trash and thrown into dust in 1990 as a result of anti - India insurgency.
    • It is tabloid trash no matter how you dress it up or justify it to yourselves.
    • I am astonished that The Register continues to carry this trash (or, for that matter, its author).
    • Compare the trash of the entirety of this year's SuperBowl halftime compared with the classic halftime performance of U2 two years ago.
  • 3US informal

    escoria feminine
    • white trash
    • If she lived in a small American town, we'd consider her trash.
    • When Eddy showed up at Sir Christopher's Cassandra had immediately sized her up as no good foreign trash and taken to making her education the worst possible.
    • Yet Shaft keeps on operating, pulling questionable legal tricks and using deceit and deception to fool the gangland trash of the streets.
    • This idiot is the worst kind of trash imaginable.
    • Otherwise, I'm afraid, it's you who ends up looking like bottom-feeding trash - no matter how you speak or where you went to school.
    • Hopefully, this action will aid me in getting rid of the unwanted trash reading my blog.
    • It was the perfect cliché of poor white redneck trash.
    • I don't care how rich or accomplished a person is, if they cannot show basic manners in public then they're trash.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (dispose of)
    botar (a la basura) Latin America
    tirar (a la basura) Spain, River Plate
    • None of those solutions trashes the email completely, but by setting it all aside, I can scan them all pretty quickly and spot any false positives.
    • That ignores the fact that most people won't opt-out, but will simply trash the email.
    • Now (after a couple months training it) anything Mail thinks is junk can be safely trashed automatically.
    • I hit the wrong key one night and trashed 70K words.
    • At the very least, do the back-up and be sure that you can recover your system in the unlikely event that it should get trashed.
  • 2 informal

    (movie/book) poner por los suelos
    (movie/book) poner por el suelo
    (person) despellejar informal
    (person) poner verde Spain informal
    • What if a critic trashes something that is really close to you?
    • Critics frequently trash hip hop because commercialism dominates the genre.
    • The critics trashed it, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music canceled it in mid-run.
    • This film is getting absolutely trashed by the critics.
    • That's why he's here tonight at a Republican Convention after putting out a documentary trashing President Bush, heavily criticizing President Bush.
    • Critics have trashed the film for its antiquated premise.
    • Yes, the film has been roundly trashed by many critics, but for my money, I thought it had some serious gusto.
    • But the burden for achieving national unity is on a president who could manage a narrow victory only by savagely trashing his opponent.
    • The decade has been trashed and abused and generally ostracized.
    • I know all of you out there in theatreland think that critics are never happier than when they're trashing something, but it's - in most cases - not true.
    • You're in a unique position in that you're a celebrity but one who's most famous for trashing her fallow celebrates.
    • He made a film the critics trashed and the audiences ignored.
    • Regularly, those who seriously criticised it have had their opinions trashed, their lives, and their activities traduced, and we have learned bitterly not to accept anything about it at face value.
    • The speaker however trashed (pun unintended) our idea.
    • However their experience is depressing: ideas are dumbed down, creativity ignored, and people trashed.
    • All the credible scientists, of course, are saying that this is nonsense, it is simple minded, and absolutely have trashed it but the Japanese insist that they must go forward.
    • Many of our generation glamorized casual sex and drug use, evaded responsibility, and trashed authority.
    • Unfortunately, the local scene, which should be supported, gets trashed and misrepresented by bitter, brainless writers in this overgrown club flyer you call a paper.
    • He added: ‘To have your work of 25 years trashed publicly in a few hours is not easy to take.’
    • I am a relatively well known journalist who the Premier of NSW trashed in public.
  • 3 slang

    • For a few minutes scores of protesters, wearing trademark black clothes and gas masks, trashed a branch of the Credito Italiano bank.
    • A note stuck into my seat told the story: some delivery truck had backed into it, knocking it over, trashing my trunk case, and most of the left side paint and turn signals.
    • Those who push to strip away the traditional protections of privacy may be trashing a prerequisite of personal freedom.
    • Union officials reported farm buildings were trashed and vehicles used to take away furniture, fertiliser and building materials.
    • The Hawkeridge Park facility was reopened last week more than eight months after it was trashed by drunk teenagers.
    • Martin, we could tell, was entirely cool about the idea of his house getting totally trashed.
    • The waters of the Tigris ran red with human blood, many libraries perished, water resources trashed, irreplaceable cultural treasures were lost.
    • I certainly think there was a backlash, especially when I found out their dressing room got trashed after the show.
    • I told him, my car got trashed in a string of break-ins.
    • Anyone who scientifically proves any parapsychological phenomenon gets their method criticised and their reputation trashed.
    • The Rainbow Café was singled out for comprehensive destruction, with stock and equipment inside the building trashed, and the building suffering structural damage.
    • I booked him into the West Hollywood Hyatt, which is known as the Riot House and is famous for getting trashed by rock stars.
    • Today is laundry day and I also have to reconstruct R.'s closet, which the cats totally trashed.
    • All too often one envisages a harried producer refusing to agree to the cost of another trashed vehicle.
    • The rioters did not try escape, and instead focused their rage on the prison kitchen, which was looted and then trashed, before order was restored by a combined police and correctional services task team.
    • If you return home and find that you have been robbed and the house trashed, the police will scarcely be persuaded to take an interest in this routine occurrence.
    • It was badly trashed, very, very badly trashed and I think it cost us about $40,000 with the damage that was done to the clinic.
    • Two days later Miss Armistead's home was broken into and trashed.
    • Vandals have trashed 52 shopping trolleys, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.
    • Sections of the route had been well and truly trashed and, as this was summer, the state of the lane in winter can only be imagined.