a basket or cart for groceries.
a selected group of consumer goods and services whose cost is tracked for calculating a consumer price index and measuring the cost of living.
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How to use market basket in a sentence
Mary had not come back with the market basket which contained the children's dinner.Mary Gray | Katharine Tynan
At this moment Toinon came in, her market basket on her arm, and stopped short at sight of us.The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
A woman in a long black coat, market basket on her arm, was hastening toward the rear door of the estate house.Ghost Beyond the Gate | Mildred A. Wirt
She knew that mother Martha would consider her extravagant to ride when she had no market basket to carry but—Whew!Dorothy | Evelyn Raymond
In addition she had intended to bring a large market-basket to-day, in which to put the flowers.Mary Ware in Texas | Annie F. Johnston