basketful

[ bas-kit-foo l, bah-skit- ]
/ ˈbæs kɪtˌfʊl, ˈbɑ skɪt- /
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noun, plural bas·ket·fuls.

a sufficient quantity to fill a basket; the amount contained in a basket.
any considerable quantity: a basketful of surprises.

Nearby words

  1. basket weave,
  2. basket-handle arch,
  3. basket-of-gold,
  4. basket-star,
  5. basketball,
  6. basketry,
  7. basketweaver,
  8. basketwork,
  9. baskin,
  10. baskin, leonard

Origin of basketful

First recorded in 1565–75; basket + -ful

Usage note

See -ful.

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