Translation of basura in English:

basura

garbage can, n.

Definition of garbage can ( US English | UK English )

Other words for garbage

feminine noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(recipiente)

      garbage can US
      trash can US
      dustbin British
      echar / tirar algo a la basura to throw sth away
      • ?que no sirve? ?pues a la basura! well, if it's no use, throw it out

    • 1.2(desechos)

      garbage US
      trash US
      rubbish British
      (en sitios públicos) litter
      sacar la basura to take out the garbage / trash / rubbish
      • dejaron el estadio lleno de basura they left litter all around the stadium
      • la recogida de la basura the garbage / rubbish collection
      • hoy no pasa la basura the garbage man doesn't come today
      • prohibido arrojar basura(s) no dumping

  • 2

    • 2.1 informal (porquería)

      ese programa es una basura that program is trash informal
      • ?cómo puedes leer esa basura? how can you read trash like that?
      • la comida era una basura the food was lousy

    • 2.2 informal (persona)

      swine informal
      s.o.b. US informal