Synonyms of trash in English:


See US English definition of trash

See UK English definition of trash

See Spanish definition of basura


1‘the subway entrance was blocked with trash’

waste, waste material, refuse, litter, garbage, debris, junk, dross, detritus, sweepings, dregs, remains
British rubbish
vulgar slang crap

2‘politicians should think and inquire before they speak trash’

nonsense, drivel, pap, gibberish, balderdash, bunkum, humbug, moonshine
British rubbish
informal bull, poppycock, gobbledygook, hot air, twaddle, tommyrot, bunk, tripe, bilge, piffle, bosh, hooey
British informal tosh, rot
North American informal garbage, flapdoodle, blathers, wack, bushwa, applesauce
US informal bellywash
vulgar slang crap, bullshit
North American vulgar slang crapola
Australian, New Zealand vulgar slang bulldust

logic, good sense

3‘get home, you convict trash!’

rabble, scum, vermin, dregs, good-for-nothings, lowest of the low, underclass, the dregs, untouchables, the hoi polloi
informal riff-raff


1‘they trashed their guitars and threw them into the audience’

wreck, ruin, damage, destroy
deface, mar, spoil, vandalize
informal total

2‘his directorial debut had been trashed by the critics’

criticize, lambast, censure, attack, insult, abuse, give a bad press to, condemn, flay, savage
informal pan, knock, take to pieces, pull apart, take apart, crucify, hammer, slam, bash, roast, maul, throw brickbats at
British informal slate, rubbish, slag off
North American bad-mouth, pummel