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Meaning of junk

junk

Pronunciation: ( jungk), [key]
— n.
  1. any old or discarded material, as metal, paper, or rags.
  2. anything that is regarded as worthless, meaningless, or contemptible; trash.
  3. old cable or cordage used when untwisted for making gaskets, swabs, oakum, etc.
  4. See
  5. relatively slow, unorthodox pitches that are deceptive to the batter in movement or pace, as knuckleballs or forkballs.
—v.t.
  1. to cast aside as junk; discard as no longer of use; scrap.
—adj.
  1. cheap, worthless, unwanted, or trashy.

junk

Pronunciation: ( jungk), [key]
— n.
  1. a seagoing ship with a traditional Chinese design and used primarily in Chinese waters, having square sails spread by battens, a high stern, and usually a flat bottom.

junk

Pronunciation: ( jungk), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. narcotics, esp. heroin.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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