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Definition of "basketful" [bas•ket•ful]

  • The amount that will fit into a basket (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "basketful" in a sentence
  • "John Sterling/[Page 101]/has desired his wine merchant, on receiving a certain basketful of Malmsey from"
  • ""I don't see that it is at all necessary," Mrs. Mason had answered; "but if you think so, we could send her down a hamper of apples, -- that is, a basketful.""
  • "In the time-honored Gingrich tradition, the plan is essentially a basketful of giant tax cuts targeted at corporations, wealthy investors, and the heirs of the richest American families."