Definition of dejunk in English:



[WITH OBJECT]informal
  • Clear (a room or other space) by disposing of clutter and unwanted possessions.

    ‘dejunk the house before you move’
    • ‘Today, we spent time together dejunking the yucky room in the house.’
    • ‘I've been busy dejunking my apartment because I'm going to be buying a house in a year or so and I don't want to move a bunch of garbage.’
    • ‘By choosing just one area of the attic for one dejunking session, and saving the rest for the next time, you'll do the job more thoroughly and you'll feel a greater sense of accomplishment.’
    • ‘Last weekend Troy and I completely dejunked the house.’
    • ‘You know, when I'm busy I'm full of dejunking fervour.’
    • ‘The higher your number of ` Yes’ responses, the more you need to invest time and energy in dejunking and uncluttering your workspace.’
    • ‘We need the power to dejunk to throw out all of these emotions.’
    • ‘I have made a lot of headway in dejunking our house and trying to simplify our lives.’
    • ‘If you have never really dejunked the toys before, the first time may be painful, both for the kids and you.’
    • ‘As you say, dejunking gives one a wonderful feeling of lightness and relief.’
    • ‘Nothing has made its way back in there yet and is still in piles in my room but it will make it back and get dejunked at the same time.’
    • ‘Their method of dejunking and streamlining is so easy to follow it can be mastered by even the worst slobs.’
    • ‘This is the first time this room has been dejunked in five years.’
    • ‘Having a more positive approach to making choices builds your confidence - and dejunks your clutter.’
    • ‘Clearing the space for it and dejunking my study took far more time and energy than buying the materials and putting the boards up.’
    • ‘Add to that the exhausting thought of dejunking a chock-full attic and garage for the next several weekends - suddenly hiring an expert sounds like a brilliant idea!’
    • ‘Now that we are ready to start dejunking and unclutter our lives, let's look at a few dejunking tips.’
    • ‘We painted both the family room and my bedroom and dejunked literally every room in the house.’
    • ‘The dejunking phase requires the time to try on all my spring clothes and the courage to discard those that are from a life and body I don't have anymore.’
    • ‘Let's talk about doing this under the categories of dejunking and organizing.’