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garbage

1. noun, slang Lies or nonsense. Oh, that's total garbage—I never said anything like that to her.
2. noun, slang Something considered repulsive, repugnant, or utterly distasteful. You call that music? Turn that garbage off! With all the garbage kids see online these days, it's no wonder the way they talk.
3. noun, slang Erroneous computer code. This garbage here is why the site isn't displaying properly.
4. adjective, slang Repulsive or utterly distasteful as a result of repugnant behavior. Anyone who says they don't like ABBA is a garbage person—and a liar!

garbage down

To eat something very quickly and eagerly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "garbage" and "down." Now that the baby is eating solid food, she just garbages down anything we put in front of her.
See also: down, garbage

garbage freak

slang A drug addict willing to take any drug. Of course she took those drugs—she's a garbage freak, she'll take anything!
See also: freak, garbage

garbage in, garbage out

Having inferior or incorrect materials, information, instructions, etc., at the beginning of a process will yield inferior or incorrect results. Said especially of computer systems. When used properly, these automation services can expedite the process tenfold, but only if the people running them are putting in the correct information from the outset—garbage in, garbage out. All the skill in the world won't help if you are cooking a dish with bad ingredients. As they say in the computer industry, garbage in, garbage out.
See also: garbage, out

garbage mouth

Someone who often uses language considered profanity. I don't want that garbage mouth watching our kids ever again—she taught them curse words!
See also: garbage, mouth

garbage person

slang Someone who is repulsive or utterly distasteful due to repugnant behavior (such as being lazy, wasteful, or inconsiderate). The phrase is typically used humorously, and does not refer to sanitation workers. Anyone who says they don't like ABBA is a garbage person—and a liar! The worst garbage people are the ones who smoke on the beach.
See also: garbage, person

garbagehead

slang A drug addict willing to take any drug. Of course she hit that meth pipe. She's a garbagehead—she'll take anything you give her!

piece of garbage

Someone or something that is totally or utterly worthless, contemptible, or of very poor quality. This old car my grandfather gave me is nothing but a piece of garbage! You piece of garbage! You take that back or I'll smash your face in!
See also: garbage, of, piece

Garbage in, garbage out.

Prov. If you give nonsensical instructions to people or computers, those instructions will produce nonsensical results. Jill: Why is my computer generating all this gibberish? Jane: You must have made a mistake in the program. Garbage in, garbage out. Ed insists that children are so ignorant nowadays because their teachers are incompetent. "Garbage in, garbage out," he says.
See also: garbage, out

garbage something down

Sl. to gobble something up; to quickly swallow something down. Don't garbage your food down! That guy will garbage down almost anything.
See also: down, garbage

garbage in, garbage out

If you say garbage in, garbage out, you mean that if you produce something using poor quality materials, the thing that you produce will also be of poor quality. Thomas warned that accurate data would be vital to the success of the scheme. `We must avoid garbage in, garbage out.' Note: This expression comes from computing. If the wrong information is put into the computer, the output will be useless.
See also: garbage, out

garbage in, garbage out

incorrect or poor quality input inevitably produces faulty output.
This expression is often abbreviated as GIGO . The phrase originated in the mid 20th century in the field of computing, but it can now have a more general application.
1987 Washington Times The computer rule ‘garbage in, garbage out’ applies to the human mind just as much as it does to the computer.
See also: garbage, out

garbage

1. n. nonsense; gibberish. He’s just talking garbage.
2. n. jumbled computer code. All I get is garbage on the screen.

garbage freak

and garbagehead
n. an addict who will take any drug. (Drugs.) They’re only teenagers and already they’re garbageheads. The garbageheads will take beans or anything else.
See also: freak, garbage

garbagehead

verb

garbage mouth

n. someone who uses obscene language. Who’s the garbage mouth making all the noise?
See also: garbage, mouth

garbage something down

tv. to gobble something up; to bolt something down. That guy will garbage down almost anything.
See also: down, garbage, something
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