[ weyst-bas-kit, -bah-skit ]
/ ˈweɪstˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt /
a standing basket for wastepaper, small items of trash, etc.
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Also called wastepaper basket.
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British Dictionary definitions for wastepaper basket (1 of 2)
mainly British another word for wastebasket
British Dictionary definitions for wastepaper basket (2 of 2)
/ (ˈweɪstˌbɑːskɪt) /
an open receptacle for paper and other dry litterAlso called (esp in Britain): wastepaper basket
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