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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A pile of refuge; Status of something unimportant, unwanted or forgotten.

Usage examples (27)
  • Noun : He was consigned to the dustheap after many years of public service
  • Spectator magazine who wrote in 1935 that Turks thought drowning kitten litters was cruel, so they dropped them in the "dustheap" instead.
  • I should be sorry to add to the dustheap of rubbishy talk about
  • Tomorrow, let's consign her to the dustheap of history forever. for more
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