Junk

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Definition

junk: rubbish, trash, invaluable or useless items
noun
What's all this junk in your room? It's good for nothing, throw it in the garbage can!
Luna bought a lot of junk at the flea market. None of the items she bought were useful.
a junk yard a place where junk is collected and stored for resale or scrap

junk mail: spam, letters or e-mails that are not wanted
idiom

Examples

  • "And finally, as long as you're removing junk from the building, why don't you help Horatio clear out some of the junk from his office?"
  • "All I receive is junk or spam from people wanting to enlarge parts of my body that don't even exist."
  • "I have a bunch of computer equipment lying around here, I'll see if I can find a keyboard in all this junk."

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