Meaning of “basket” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈbɑːskɪt/
Extra Examples
a laundry basketa wicker basketI've got a basket here full of ironing.I noticed a few bars of chocolate in his basket.He had a basket on the front of his bike.

B1 a container with a handle made of thin pieces of wood, wire, plastic, etc:

a shopping basket

points scored when a player throws the ball through the net in basketball

→ See also wastepaper basket

(Definition of “basket” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)