a piece of junk

"Junk" is old machines or pieces of metal that have been thrown away. When you call something "a piece of junk", it either means that

  • it's been thrown away, or
  • you think that it's not good and should be thrown away

Things that people often call "pieces of junk" are:

  • old cars
  • old computers
  • old cell phones

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