Meaning of BASKET in English


n. 1 a container made of interwoven cane etc. 2 a container resembling this. 3 the amount held by a basket. 4 the goal in basketball, or a goal scored. 5 Econ. a group or range (of currencies). 6 euphem. colloq. bastard. basket weave a weave resembling that of a basket. basketful n. (pl. -fuls).

[ AF & OF basket, AL baskettum, of unkn. orig. ]

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