[gahr-bij-man] /ˈgɑr bɪdʒˌmæn/
noun, plural garbagemen.
a person employed to collect, haul away, and dispose of ; sanitation worker.
[gahr-bij] /ˈgɑr bɪdʒ/ noun 1. discarded animal and vegetable matter, as from a kitchen; refuse. 2. any matter that is no longer wanted or needed; trash. 3. anything that is contemptibly worthless, inferior, or vile: There’s nothing but garbage on TV tonight. 4. worthless talk; lies; foolishness. 5. Slang. any unnecessary item added to something […]
- Garbage time
noun phrase The last few minutes of a game whose outcome has already been decided, and when players try individually for scores to increase their averages: Baker also played the final 2:26 of garbage time (1980s+ Basketball)
- Garbage truck
noun 1. (US & Canadian) a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuse Also called (in Britain) (dated) dustcart
[gahr-bahn-zoh] /gɑrˈbɑn zoʊ/ noun, plural garbanzos. 1. (def 1). /ɡɑːˈbænzəʊ/ noun (pl) -zos 1. another name for chickpea n. “chick-pea,” 1759, from Spanish garbanzo, said to be ultimately from Greek or Basque.