dumpster

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Commons
Wikimedia Commons has related media at:

Etymology[edit]

Genericized brand name, a portmanteau of dump and the surname Dempster.

Noun[edit]

dumpster (plural dumpsters)

  1. (US) A large, usually metal trash receptacle designed to be hoisted up by a garbage truck in order to be emptied.

Synonyms[edit]

  • skip (UK, Australia (not a perfect synonym, but similar))

Translations[edit]