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garbage can

Syllabification: gar·bage can
(also garbage bin)

Definition of garbage can in English:

noun

North American
A container, typically plastic or metal, for household refuse.
Example sentences
  • For heaven's sake, last night I saw a guy in a Times Square uniform take a spray bottle to a garbage can.
  • She then tosses the cup into a nearby garbage can and pulls a cell phone from her tiny purse.
  • You are much better off putting the keg into an empty garbage can and packing the surrounding space with ice.

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