(also Dumpster trademark )
Definition of dumpster in English:
A large trash receptacle designed to be hoisted and emptied into a truck.
- The part of the river we were cleaning was probably more used as a trash disposal than any dumpster was.
- She watched the other dogs eyes examine the place more, over the old chair, the fire escape, the long ago empty dumpster.
- It consisted of one mostly empty dumpster with feeble flames contesting with the northwestern drizzle.
1930s: originally Dempster Dumpster, proprietary name (based on dump) given by the American manufacturers, Dempster Brothers of Knoxville, Tennessee.
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