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Definition of "bask" []

  • To expose oneself to pleasant warmth. (verb-intransitive)
  • To take great pleasure or satisfaction: "an opportunity to bask in the genteel applause of the faithful” ( Paul A. Witteman). (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bask" in a sentence
  • "If it was a good decision then I’ll high 5 myself in bask in an adulation of my own making. lol"
  • "It was made in a plain "bask" with buttons down the front, and a plain, full skirt, over which she wore a white, starched apron, with a row of insertion and a flounce of crocheted lace."
  • "Neither does Bragg "bask" in the celebrity style of which he is anonymously accused."