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noun junk pronunciation in American English /dʒʌŋk/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] old, broken, or useless things

    You should get rid of all that junk in your garage.

    1. a.
      things that are of very low quality

      My last car was a piece of junk.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] things that you do not want or like

    Most TV channels are filled with junk.

    junk science

    junk TV

  3. 4
    [countable] a Chinese boat with a flat base

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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