[klohz-bas-kit, -bah-skit, klohth z-]


a basket for holding and carrying laundry.

Origin of clothesbasket

First recorded in 1800–10; clothes + basket Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for clothesbasket

Historical Examples of clothesbasket

  • Sheila, flanked by clothesbasket and workbasket, sat on the veranda mending his shirts.

    Desert Conquest

    A. M. Chisholm