Definition of Trashy

1. Adjective. Cheap and inferior; of no value. "Trashy merchandise"

Exact synonyms: Rubbishy
Similar to: Worthless
Derivative terms: Rubbish, Trash, Trashiness

2. Adjective. Tastelessly showy. "Tawdry ornaments"

Definition of Trashy

1. a. Like trash; containing much trash; waste; rejected; worthless; useless; as, a trashy novel.

Definition of Trashy

1. Adjective. Like trash; containing much trash ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trashy

1. resembling trash [adj TRASHIER, TRASHIEST] : TRASHILY [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trashy

trasher
trashers
trashery
trashes
trashier
trashiest
trashily
trashiness
trashinesses
trashing
trashlike
trashman
trashmen
trashsport
trashsports
trashy (current term)
traskite
trastuzumab
trat
trats
tratt
trattnerite
trattoria
trattorias
trattorie
tratts
trauchle
trauchled

Literary usage of Trashy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Leaves of a Life: Being the Reminiscences of Montagu Williams by Montagu Stephen Williams, Percy Lefroy, George Henry Lamson (1890)
"... and Walter Belt charged with fraud—Paying £8000 for trashy jewels—The sentence on ... trashy ..."

2. Notices of Public Libraries in the United States of America by Charles Coffin Jewett (1851)
"The library is " well selected, free from all corrupting and trashy literature, and adapted to form a taste for useful and solid reading. ..."

3. The Horse of America in His Derivation, History and Development by John Hankins Wallace (1897)
"... of early English horses—Difficulties about pedigrees in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries—Early accumulations very trashy—The Galloways and Irish ..."

4. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott, Francis Garden, James Bowling Mozley (1857)
"The trumpery and trashy journals with which we were too familiar only a few years ago, have given place to a much higher and more wholesome tone of writing; ..."

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