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rubbishy Line breaks: rub|bishy
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌbɪʃi/

Definition of rubbishy in English:


informal, chiefly British
Of poor quality and little value: rubbishy reality TV shows
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  • If the industry wants to churn out tons of rubbishy viral ads, it's not going to be worth their while, because they're just not going to be seen.
  • For years, the argument runs, anonymity has actually been the way to get self-serving or rubbishy stories into a self-serving and increasingly rubbishy media.
  • I remember thinking the plot was sentimental, rubbishy pap.
informalcrummy, appalling, abysmal, lousy, dire, tacky
British informalduff, chronic, rubbish, poxy, pants, a load of pants
vulgar slangcrap, crappy, chickenshit

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