Definition of ashcan in English:

ashcan

Line breaks: ash¦can
Pronunciation: /ˈaʃkan
 
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noun

US
  • A dustbin.
    More example sentences
    • If you start to steal, you'll probably get rubbish that somebody left in the ashcan in the back of their house.
    • She looked around for an ashcan; her cigarette had long since burned itself out.

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