Translation of flotsam in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈflɑːtsəm; ˈflɒtsəm/


uncountable/no numerable
  • restos (masculine plural) flotantes (de un naufragio) flotsam and jetsam (things) desechos (masculine plural), restos (masculine plural) the flotsam and jetsam of the consumer society los marginados por la sociedad de consumo
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    • The federation is a worthless body of flotsam - we should invite the university to take over: it can't possibly do any worse.
    • Obviously, with every man and his dog being able to update the pages of such a site, there was always a very real risk that idiots would try to fill it with disinformation, advertising and other worthless flotsam.
    • Outside, a man is pushing a battered shopping cart filled with flotsam from the road: crumpled cans, a discarded flask, a pillow.

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