Definition of junk verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

junk

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dʒʌŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒʌŋk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they junk
BrE BrE//dʒʌŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒʌŋk//
 
he / she / it junks
BrE BrE//dʒʌŋks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒʌŋks//
 
past simple junked
BrE BrE//dʒʌŋkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒʌŋkt//
 
past participle junked
BrE BrE//dʒʌŋkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒʌŋkt//
 
-ing form junking
BrE BrE//ˈdʒʌŋkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʌŋkɪŋ//
 
 
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junk something (informal) to get rid of something because it is no longer valuable or useful All their old computers had been junked. His proposals were junked before they were even considered. Word Originverb late Middle English (denoting an old or inferior rope): of unknown origin. The current senses date from the mid 19th cent.
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