Definitions

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  • n. A large, usually metal trash receptacle designed to be hoisted up by a garbage truck in order to be emptied.

Etymologies

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

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  • See citation in comment on dumpster fire.

    December 8, 2016