Dictionary.com

Basho

[ bah-shaw ]
/ bɑˈʃɔ /
Save This Word!

noun
Basho Matsuo, 1644?–94, Japanese poet.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is commonly used with other verbs to express intention?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

British Dictionary definitions for Basho (1 of 2)

basho
/ (ˈbæʃəʊ) /

noun plural basho
a grand tournament in sumo wrestling

Word Origin for basho

C20: from Japanese

British Dictionary definitions for Basho (2 of 2)

Basho
/ (bɑːˈʃɔː) /

noun
full name Matsuo Basho, originally Matsuo Munefusa . 1644–94, Japanese poet and travel writer, noted esp for his haiku
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK