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[ dˈʌstbɪn], [ dˈʌstbɪn], [ d_ˈʌ_s_t_b_ɪ_n]

Synonyms for the word "dustbin" include trash can, garbage bin, rubbish container, waste basket, litter bin, and refuse receptacle. Each of these words refers to a container used for holding and disposing of waste materials. The use of different synonyms may vary depending on the location, context, and preference of the user. Dustbins are usually found in public places such as streets, parks, and buildings, and may come in different sizes, shapes, and colors. Choosing the right word to describe a dustbin depends on the desired level of formality and the audience being addressed.

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Usage examples for Dustbin

Later, when he came to bed, the envelope had been tidied away by the careful housewife into the dustbin.
"A Prisoner in Fairyland"
Algernon Blackwood
The patent, however, might equally have gone into the dustbin.
"A Prisoner in Fairyland"
Algernon Blackwood
They are, in cold fact, what Dickens describes: "a dustbin of individual accidents," of damaged dignity, and often of damaged gentility.
"Eugenics and Other Evils"
G. K. Chesterton

Famous quotes with Dustbin

  • Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind.
    William Golding
  • the 'evolutionary' enlightenment. This movement, which dominated the intellectual elites in the universities, the law schools, and the media, denied the story of Creation in the Bible, and rejected the hitherto received idea that "God hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth." It entertained instead the idea that the races of mankind did not all emerge at the same time from the subhumanity which preceded their humanity. Evolutionary doctrine encouraged the idea that there was a fundamental inequality among the aforesaid races, and this idea virtually relegated to the "dustbin of history" the contrary idea, enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address, "that all men are created equal."
    Harry V. Jaffa
  • Just like the Russians have thrown Soviet historiography into the dustbin, Indian negationism will also be thrown out in the near future.
    Koenraad Elst
  • The only reason that a rabble of feminists and queers and Jews and Blacks and mestizos and liberals and Clinton supporters are running America into the ground today is that decent people are sitting on their hands. If the decent people in America would get off their hands and accept personal responsibility for what is being done to their world, and if they would make a commitment and begin working together, we could sweep the whole Clinton coalition into the dustbin of history. It doesn't matter that the Clinton rabble outnumber us. We will whip them in a minute. We will have the media bosses jumping into the ocean all along the East Coast and swimming toward Israel as fast as they can go. But first we must be willing to accept personal responsibility. And so my message today to every decent person who is listening is this: Don't be a shirker. Don't try to be a smart guy by continuing to cheer from the sidelines but refusing to join the team and get out on the field. Stand up and become a participant in life. Make of your life a model that people will remember and talk about long after you're gone. - Thoughts on Accepting Responsibility, 1999
    William Luther Pierce
  • My work has a strong negative element. I have my own inner demons to deal with. Drawing is a way for me to articulate things inside myself that I can't otherwise grasp. What I don't want to do, what I dread more than anything, is to leave a legacy of crap. I don't want my work to be tossed in the dustbin of history, and become more of the second rate, mediocre junk that future connoisseurs will have to move out of the way so they can get at the good stuff.
    Robert Crumb

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