dumpster diving or Dumpster diving EXAMPLES| noun the practice of foraging in garbage that has been put out on the street in dumpsters, garbage cans, etc., for discarded items that may still be valuable, useful, or fixable.
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Micah asks one of her dumpster-diving friends, who scored a load of meat too big for any of them to finish.
November 4, 2013
Discover a secret gadget on your next Silicon Valley dumpster-diving expedition?
October 24, 2008
British Dictionary definitions for dumpster diving dumpster diving noun US the practice of searching through dustbins for discarded but still usable or valuable objects such as food or clothes Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012