Associations to the word «Basket»


BASKET, noun. A lightweight container, generally round, open at the top, and tapering toward the bottom.
BASKET, noun. A wire or plastic container similar in shape to a basket, used for carrying articles for purchase in a shop.
BASKET, noun. In an online shop, a notional place to store items before ordering them.
BASKET, noun. (basketball) A circular hoop, from which a net is suspended, which is the goal through which the players try to throw the ball.
BASKET, noun. (basketball) The act of putting the ball through the basket, thereby scoring points.
BASKET, noun. The game of basketball.
BASKET, noun. A dance movement in some line dances, where men put their arms round the women's lower backs, and the women put their arms over the mens' shoulders, and the group (usually of four, any more is difficult) spins round, which should result in the women's feet leaving the ground.
BASKET, noun. (UK) (slang) Genitals.
BASKET, noun. (obsolete) In a stage-coach, two outside seats facing each other.
BASKET, noun. (archaic) A protection for the hand on a sword or a singlestick; a guard of a bladed weapon.
BASKET, noun. A singlestick with a basket hilt.
BASKET, noun. (ballooning) Where the pilot and passengers are.
BASKET, noun. (architecture) The bell or vase of the Corinthian capital.
BASKET, verb. To place in a basket or in baskets.
BASKET CASE, noun. (idiomatic) (slang) (potentially offensive) One made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic or stress.
BASKET CASE, noun. (idiomatic) A country in a difficult economic or financial situation.
BASKET CASES, noun. Plural of basket case
BASKET CLAM, noun. Any of many bivalve molluscs of the family Corbiculidae
BASKET HILT, noun. A style of sword hilt that surrounds and protects the hand.
BASKET HOUSE, noun. (idiomatic) A cafe or similar establishment where musical performances are given and the performers are then paid with money placed in a basket by members of the audience.
BASKET STAR, noun. Any of a suborder of brittle stars, mostly with many-branched arms, that live in deep-sea habitats.
BASKET STARS, noun. Plural of basket star
BASKET TOSS, noun. (cheerleading) A stunt in which three or more bases toss a flyer into the air.
BASKET TOSSES, noun. Plural of basket toss
BASKET WEAVE, noun. Alternative form of basketweave
BASKET WORK, noun. Alternative spelling of basketwork

Dictionary definition

BASKET, noun. A container that is usually woven and has handles.
BASKET, noun. The quantity contained in a basket.
BASKET, noun. Horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball.
BASKET, noun. A score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop.

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