Definitions

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  • n. One who examines refuse using archaeological techniques.
  • n. A garbage collector.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ga acts as a scientist/anthropologist/garbologist addressing human relics left on sidewalks.

    CLASSIFICATION OF A SPIT STAIN by ELLIE GA

  • By his own design, though, WALL-E has become, over time, an endlessly curious garbologist who collects objects that strike his fancy -- an eggbeater, a sheet of bubble wrap, a Rubik's cube, a paddle-ball, a Zippo lighter, a brassiere (he experiments with it by putting it over his eyes) a diamond ring in a velvet box (he tosses the ring and keeps the box).

    'WALL-E' Is Richly Human Tale of a Robot

  • By his own design, though, WALL-E has become, over time, an endlessly curious garbologist who collects objects that strike his fancy -- an eggbeater, a sheet of bubble wrap, a Rubik's cube, a paddle-ball, a Zippo lighter, a diamond ring in a velvet box (he tosses the ring and keeps the box).

    A human tale of robots

  • Readers if you're just tuning in, I highly recommend sifting through all three installments of answers from a garbologist.

    everydaytrash

  • Vasso, speaking of repetitive e garbologist, repetitive e garbologist, didn't you just say that?

    ZDNET.com.au

  • Grilling those like you who still believe Telstra's opponents to be "leeches" (although the access laws were set in concrete long before privatization) and referring to those who still continue these approaches as "gullible or greedy" for doing so, is a bit different to adolescently calling people (not just me) baboon, e-garbologist, saying, crawl back under your stone and rat sh!

    ZDNET.com.au

  • To be fair, I dont think you can work at home as a garbologist.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

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  • Cory Doctorow: 'Last December, Forbes published my latest article on Darren Atkinson, hands down the most exciting, thoughtful and skilled garbologist and dumpster diver I’ve ever heard of... Darren’s got the perfect zero-capital, socially conscious enterprise — drive around the industrial suburbs, collecting the scat of the wily corporation as it progresses through the twists and turns of its life-cycle, and panning out major cash in those fewmets.'

    February 2, 2009