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.

Phrases and idioms:

basket weave a weave resembling that of a basket.


basketful n. (pl. -fuls).

Etymology: AF & OF basket, AL baskettum, of unkn. orig.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.