Definition of scrapheap noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈskræphiːp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskræphiːp//
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  • a pile of things, especially of metal, that are no longer wanted or useful
  • Idioms (informal) no longer wanted or considered useful Many people who had been with the company for years were just thrown on the scrapheap.