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rubbish

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌbɪʃ/

Translation of rubbish in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (refuse) basura (feminine) household rubbish residuos (masculine plural) domésticos rubbish chute vertedor (masculine), ducto (masculine) (Urug) rubbish collection (British English/inglés británico) recogida (feminine) de basuras rubbish dump o tip (British English/inglés británico) vertedero (masculine) (de basuras), basurero (masculine), basural (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) rubbish heap montón (masculine) de basura 1.2 (junk) [colloquial/familiar] porquerías (feminine plural) [colloquial/familiar] they only eat rubbish solo comen porquerías [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 (nonsense) [colloquial/familiar] tonterías (feminine plural), estupideces (feminine plural), chorradas (feminine plural) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], pavadas (feminine plural) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar] to talk rubbish decir* estupideces ( or tonterías etc) that's a load of (old) rubbish son puras tonterías ( or estupideces etc) I'm too old to play tennis — rubbish! (as interjection/como interjección) estoy muy viejo para jugar al tenis — ¡no digas tonterías ( or estupideces etc)!

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (British English/inglés británico) poner* por los suelos

adjective/adjetivo

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