gubbish

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gubbish definition

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/guhb'*sh/ (A portmanteau of "garbage" and "rubbish" which may have originated with SF author Philip K. Dick) Garbage; crap; nonsense. "What is all this gubbish?" The opposite portmanteau "rubbage" is also reported.
[Jargon File]
(1995-05-09)

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