a pushcart used by a vendor of apples.
Idioms about applecart
upset the / someone's applecart, to ruin plans or arrangements; spoil something: He was making a fantastic profit until a competitor upset the applecart by cutting prices.
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How to use applecart in a sentence
I admire the spirit of the thing, but I don't want our little applecart upset in the sort of struggle Fyfe and Monohan may stage.Big Timber | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Did you notice my two-column boom of young applecart's latest book of poems?
To anyone who has tho slightest acquaintance with applecart the very idea of a platform is fantastic.
And those confounded people must go and upset the applecart.Caesar's Wife | William Somerset Maugham
Without you I can't do anything but kick over the applecart for Whit Monk; and that sort of revenge is mighty unsatisfactory.Alias The Lone Wolf | Louis Joseph Vance
British Dictionary definitions for applecart
a cart or barrow from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street
upset the applecart to spoil plans or arrangements
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