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trashy

[trash-ee] /ˈtræʃ i/
adjective, trashier, trashiest.
1.
of the nature of trash; inferior in quality; rubbishy; useless or worthless.
2.
(of a field) strewn with trash, especially the withered vegetation from an earlier crop.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; trash + -y1
Related forms
trashily, adverb
trashiness, noun
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Examples from the web for trashy
  • She taught me that books--even trashy ones--were to be valued, and that time spent reading was never wasted.
  • At the proms my kids attended a few years ago, the dresses looked mostly trashy.
  • Things go swimmingly until her husband buys the film rights and decides to turn it into a trashy movie.
  • He has written his trashy, vicious people so that they are clinically interesting.
  • It uses the trashy tropes of the tabloids to make a universal statement about prejudice and acceptance.
  • He is always nibbling chocolates, loves trashy television and appears awestruck by a popular novelist or a rock star.
  • For what it's worth, the early reviews are about what you'd expect: the series sounds a little trashy, a little contrived.
  • Renters are far more likely to be trashy and inconsiderate.
  • The land lady was going to brick it over since the current tenants didn't maintain it and she didn't want it to look trashy.
  • Universally recognized as a symbol of anger, hatred and contempt, it is regarded across cultures as trashy and immature.
British Dictionary definitions for trashy

trashy

/ˈtræʃɪ/
adjective trashier, trashiest
1.
cheap, worthless, or badly made
Derived Forms
trashily, adverb
trashiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for trashy
adj.

"worthless," 1610s, from trash (n.) + -y (2). Related: Trashiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for trashy

trash talk

noun phrase

Provocative insults addressed by one athlete to others: They learn about intimidation, bullying, bad call, trash talk, and that ends justify means/ Trash talking is littering the air at NBA stadiums (1990s+ Sports)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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