clothesbasket

[ klohz-bas-kit, -bah-skit, klohth z- ]
/ ˈkloʊzˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt, ˈkloʊðz- /
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noun

a basket for holding and carrying laundry.

Nearby words

  1. clothes-horse,
  2. clothes-line,
  3. clothes-peg,
  4. clothes-pin,
  5. clothes-press,
  6. clotheshorse,
  7. clothesline,
  8. clothespin,
  9. clothespress,
  10. clothier

Origin of clothesbasket

First recorded in 1800–10; clothes + basket

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for clothesbasket

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

    Desert Conquest|A. M. Chisholm