Spanish translation of 'junk'
(= worthless things) trastos mpl viejos ⧫ cacharros (inf) mpl
(= bric-à-brac) cachivaches mpl
(= cheap goods) baratijas fpl
(= things thrown away) desperdicios mpl ⧫ desechos mpl
(= iron) chatarra f
2. (informal) (= rubbish) porquería f
the play is a lot of junk la obra es una chapuza or porquería
this umbrella is a piece of junk este paraguas es una porquería
he eats nothing but junk no come más que porquerías
he talks a lot of junk no dice más que tonterías
transitive verb (informal)
[object] tirar ⧫ tirar a la basura
[idea, theory etc] desechar
See junk bond
See junk dealer
See junk food
See junk heap
See junk mail
See junk room
See junk shop
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Example Sentences Including 'junk'
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The last in the story is an email purporting to help the recipient deal with junk mail.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
Everyone loves a nice bit of junk mail.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Investors with large holdings of junk bonds took large losses.Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
That is why it is now a junk bond.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
An all in one loose cover on a junk shop chair will give it a more tailored look.Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)
At least you could argue that space junk comprises historically important artefacts.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Buy a recycled shelving unit from a junk shop and paint it, rather than having one made.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Hong Kong harbour is beautiful and you can go on a junk boat and do all that touristy stuff, which we did.The Sun (2015)
I cannot think of a sensible reason for removing measures such as stopping shops placing junk food next to the tills.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We are not yet recycling space junk but at least we're clearing space in space.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Her mum used to have celebrity magazines around the house, but now there's only junk mail with her name still on it.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You get it by eating junk food and depleting your microbiome, and it will probably kill you.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
And pregnant mums who smoke, drink, eat junk food and exercise little may be to blame.The Sun (2016)
But many people have binned it as junk mail because it looks like a consumer research form.The Sun (2007)
But the tragic schoolgirl is hooked on a diet of junk food.The Sun (2008)
Detectives found the loot in plastic bags hidden behind household junk and old furniture.The Sun (2006)
Experts blame a diet of junk food and too much alcohol for the rapid rise.The Sun (2014)
It denied claims that it was prioritising more lucrative junk mail.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Most items will end up in junk shops.The Sun (2013)
Not quite a load of old junk.The Sun (2006)
The result is a thickening cloud of space junk that just got thicker.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
For many householders, mail too easily vanishes into junk mail.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
There were hardly going to tell him that his diet of junk food and pills would kill him.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Our minds are cluttered junk shops.Christianity Today (2000)
It is as if there is a national conspiracy to get the population to eat fattening junk.Bad Food Britain (2006)
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'junk' in Other Languages
British English: junk /dʒʌŋk/ NOUN
Junk is an amount of old or useless things.
What shall we do with all this junk?
- American English: junk
- Arabic: خُرْدَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tranqueira
- Chinese: 垃圾
- Croatian: smeće
- Czech: krámy harampádí
- Danish: skrammel
- Dutch: rommel
- European Spanish: trastos viejos
- Finnish: roina
- French: bazar
- German: Trödel
- Greek: σκουπίδια
- Italian: cianfrusaglie
- Japanese: がらくた
- Korean: 쓰레기
- Norwegian: skrap
- Polish: rupieć
- European Portuguese: tralha
- Romanian: vechitură
- Russian: хлам
- Spanish: trastos viejos
- Swedish: skräp
- Thai: ของเก่าที่ไม่ต้องการแล้ว
- Turkish: pılı pırtı
- Ukrainian: мотлох
- Vietnamese: đồ đồng nát
British English: junk VERB
If you junk something, you get rid of it or stop using it.
Consumers will not have to junk their old cassettes to use the new format.
Translation of junk from the Collins English to Spanish
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