Definition of Dustbin

1. Noun. A bin that holds rubbish until it is collected.




Definition of Dustbin

1. Noun. (British) A bin for holding rubbish until it can be collected; a garbage can. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dustbin

1. a trash can [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dustbin

dust devils
dust jacket
dust jackets
dust mice
dust mite
dust mop
dust mouse
dust off
dust sheet
dust storm
dust storms
dust up
dust wrapper
dustable
dustbin (current term)
dustbins
dustbowl
dustbowls
dustbrush
dustbrushes
dustcart
dustcarts
dustcloth
dustcloths
dustcoat
dustcover
dustcovers
dusted
dusted off

Literary usage of Dustbin

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1. My Diary in America in the Midst of War by George Augustus Sala (1865)
"DEMOCRACY AND THE dustbin. I HAVE somewhere seen it remarked that Ireland would be a very nice country if they would only sweep it out, and make the beds ..."

2. Creating Wealth from Waste by Robin Murray (1999)
"Beyond the dustbin Waste has always been the shadow side of the economy. ... The household dustbin accounts for only 6 per cent of the total. ..."

3. The Drainage of Habitable Buildings by William Lee Beardmore (1892)
"... Safe—The Safe Waste Pipe— The Area of same—The Outlet from Bath—The Bath Waste Pipe—The Overflow Pipe—Cisterns—dustbin—The Portable Iron dustbin. ..."

4. Poetry Without Punctuation: Poems And Philosophies by Marco Buschini (2006)
"... OUT OF THE GOLDEN dustbin THIS ONES STRAIGHT OUT OF THE GOLDEN dustbin THIS ONE WILL MAKE YOUR NOSE BLEED LIKE THE LOOSE CANNON THAT IM AIMLESSLY FIRING ..."

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