adjective• informal , chiefly British
- Of poor quality and little value: rubbishy reality TV showsMore example sentences
worthless, valueless, trashy, inferior, unsatisfactory, substandard, second-rate, third-rate, poor-quality, low-quality, low-grade, cheap, shoddy, tawdry, gimcrack, twopenny-halfpenny; bad, poor, dreadful, awful, terrible, frightful, atrocious
- 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.