trashy

  • 1 Trashy — Trash y, a. [Compar. {Trashier}; superl. {Trashiest}.] Like trash; containing much trash; waste; rejected; worthless; useless; as, a trashy novel. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 trashy — index inferior (lower in quality), poor (inferior in quality), trivial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 trashy — (adj.) worthless, 1610s, from TRASH (Cf. trash) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Trashiness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 trashy — [adj] worthless abandoned, barren, bogus, cheap, cheesy, crappy*, cruddy*, crummy*, despicable, empty, flimsy, garbage, good for nothing*, grungy, inferior, junky, lousy, low in quality, no good*, ratty, raunchy, shabby, shoddy, sleazy, tawdry,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 trashy — [trash′ē] adj. trashier, trashiest containing, consisting of, or like trash; worthless, offensive, etc. trashiness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 trashy — UK [ˈtræʃɪ] / US adjective Word forms trashy : adjective trashy comparative trashier superlative trashiest informal 1) something that is trashy is very badly made or of very bad quality a trashy novel 2) American someone who is trashy behaves in… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 trashy — trash|y [ træʃi ] adjective INFORMAL 1. ) something that is trashy is very badly made or of very bad quality: a trashy novel 2. ) AMERICAN someone who is trashy behaves in an immoral way, especially in situations involving sex ╾ trash|i|ness noun …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 trashy — [[t]træ̱ʃi[/t]] trashier, trashiest ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe something as trashy, you think it is of very poor quality. [INFORMAL] I was reading some trashy romance novel. Syn: rubbishy …

    English dictionary

  • 9 trashy — mod. cheap; obscene; low; (sexually) promiscuous. □ What a trashy movie! □ Cut out the trashy talk, you guys …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 10 trashy — adjective /ˈtɹæʃi/ Like trash; containing much trash a trashy novel Syn: rejected, useless, waste, worthless …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 trashy — adj. Trashy is used with these nouns: ↑novel …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 trashy — trash|y [ˈtræʃi] adj of extremely bad quality ▪ trashy novels >trashiness n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 trashy — adjective of extremely bad quality: trashy novels trashiness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 trashy — /ˈtræʃi/ (say trashee) adjective (trashier, trashiest) 1. of the nature of trash; rubbishy or worthless: trashy novels. 2. (of a woman) disreputable; promiscuous; cheap. 3. US encumbered with trash, as a field. –noun 4. Colloquial a garbage… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 trashy — trash ► NOUN chiefly N. Amer. 1) waste material; refuse. 2) worthless writing, art, etc. 3) a person or people regarded as being of very low social standing. ► VERB informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ wreck or destroy. DERIVATIVES trashy adjective ( …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 trashy — adjective (trashier; est) Date: circa 1620 1. being, resembling, or containing trash ; of inferior quality 2. indecent • trashily adverb • trashiness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 trashy — trashily, adv. trashiness, n. /trash ee/, adj., trashier, trashiest. 1. of the nature of trash; inferior in quality; rubbishy; useless or worthless. 2. (of a field) strewn with trash, esp. the withered vegetation from an earlier crop. [1610 20;… …

    Universalium

  • 18 trashy — Synonyms and related words: NG, Pickwickian, absurd, base, beggarly, beneath contempt, cheap, cheesy, common, contemptible, crummy, despicable, foolish, gaudy, gimcracky, good for naught, good for nothing, junk, junky, mean, meretricious,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 trashy — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cheap, ugly, paltry, vulgar; see useless 1 , worthless 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. worthless, junky, *crappy, no good, cheap, useless, *crummy, *cruddy, *tinhorn, *two bit, *schlocky. ANT.: worthy, meritorious …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 trashy — trash·y || træʃɪ adj. lacking value, unfit …

    English contemporary dictionary