Learner's definition of GARBAGE
1 a : things that are no longer useful or wanted and that have been thrown out
— often used to refer specifically to food waste that is being thrown out b : a container where people put things that are being thrown out
The park was littered with garbage.
Please take out the garbage.
Raccoons were going through the garbage.
2 informal : something that is worthless, unimportant, or of poor quality 3 informal : foolish or untrue words or ideas