trashy

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trash·y

 (trăsh′ē)
adj. trash·i·er, trash·i·est
1. Resembling or containing trash; cheap or worthless: trashy merchandise.
2. In very poor taste or of very poor quality: "There was a special pathos ... within ... her trashy tales" (James Wolcott).

trash′i·ly adv.
trash′i·ness n.
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trashy

(ˈtræʃɪ)
adj, trashier or trashiest
cheap, worthless, or badly made
ˈtrashily adv
ˈtrashiness n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

trash•y

(ˈtræʃ i)

adj. i•er, i•est.
of the nature of trash; of inferior quality or worth.
[1610–20]
trash′i•ly, adv.
trash′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.trashy - cheap and inferiortrashy - cheap and inferior; of no value; "rubbishy newspapers that form almost the sole reading of the majority"; "trashy merchandise"
worthless - lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"
2.trashy - tastelessly showytrashy - tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
tasteless - lacking aesthetic or social taste
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

trashy

adjective worthless, cheap, inferior, shabby, flimsy, shoddy, tawdry, tinsel, thrown together, crappy (slang), meretricious, rubbishy, poxy (slang), chickenshit (U.S. slang), catchpenny, cheap-jack (informal), of a sort or of sorts I was reading some trashy romance novel.
excellent, outstanding, first-class, exceptional, first-rate, superlative, A1 or A-one (informal)
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

trashy

adjective
Of decidedly inferior quality:
Informal: cheesy.
Slang: crummy, schlocky.
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Translations
تافِه، لا قيمَة له
bezcenný
værdiløs
einskisverîur

trashy

[ˈtræʃɪ] ADJmalo, barato
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

trashy

[ˈtræʃi] adj [film, book] → trash inv
a really trashy film → un film vraiment trash
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

trashy

adj (+er) goodsminderwertig, wertlos; playminderwertig; pop groupbillig; placeschäbig; trashy novelSchundroman m; clothes for teenagers are often trashyTeenagerkleidung ist oft Schund or billiges Zeug
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

trashy

[ˈtræʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) (book, film) → scadente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

trash

(trӕʃ) noun
rubbish. Throw it away! It's just trash.
ˈtrashy adjective
worthless. trashy jewellery/novels/music.
ˈtrashcan noun
(American) a dustbin.
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