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noun as in junkyard

noun as in slummy establishment

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With the presidential election just 36 days away, the possibility of another distracting dump of hacked information looms large.

Food prices are sky-high while energy prices are in the dumps.

From Fortune

I was supposed to meet a friend to play at a dump site together.

From Quartz

I was a fledgling junk collector, sent out to prod garbage dumps for lost treasures.

First, the mining-waste dumps and landfills in these areas are full of materials that are ripe for retrieval, which provides an extra incentive to clean up the environment there.

From Fortune

The mass dump suggests that whoever did this, their primary motivation was to embarrass Sony Pictures.

They had a comic book section, and I would bring all the change I collected from the week and dump it on the comic book stand.

And the willingness to dump on British women in the name of Sharia law is a rot that runs up and down the length of society.

However, her popularity is waning as the big 3-0 approaches, so Garfield decides to dump her at an antique furniture store.

As he stepped on the curb, two guys in a dump truck started honking their horn.

The girls looked down, and with a glad cry of surprise Jess recognized a dump at the foot of the hill.

And there, I give you my word, three High-Pocketses were busy carrying galleys from the type-dump to the proof-press.

And as fast as they could carry a galley of type from the dump, another galley would just materialize there.

Jess had found a tin cup in the dump, and fastened on a wooden handle with a bit of wire.

"Dump her in here, ole-timer," cried Bud, holding out the frying pan emptied of all but grease.


On this page you'll find 137 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dump, such as: depot, cesspool, magazine, swamp, ash heap, and dumping ground.

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