dirty clothes basket


clothes basket (def. 1).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • clothes basket — /ˈkloʊðz baskət/ (say klohdhz bahskuht) noun 1. Also, dirty clothes basket. a basket in which soiled clothes are stored before washing. 2. a basket in which washing is carried to and from a clothes line, dryer, etc. Also, laundry basket …   Australian English dictionary

  • clothes basket — noun a hamper that holds dirty clothes to be washed or wet clothes to be dried • Syn: ↑clothes hamper, ↑laundry basket, ↑voider • Hypernyms: ↑hamper * * * noun : a deep open usually oval shaped basket for carrying clothes and household linen to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clothes basket — laundry basket, hamper for dirty clothes, laundry hamper to carry wet clothes after being washed to be dried …   English contemporary dictionary

  • basket — bas|ket S3 [ˈba:skıt US ˈbæ ] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from an unrecorded Old North French baskot, from Latin bascauda bowl for washing dishes ] 1.) a container made of thin pieces of plastic, wire, or wood woven together, used to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • basket — noun (C) 1 a container made of thin pieces of plastic, wire, or wood woven together, used to carry things or put things in: a shopping basket | clothes/laundry basket (=for putting dirty clothes in) 2 a net with a hole at the bottom hung from a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • clothes hamper — noun a hamper that holds dirty clothes to be washed or wet clothes to be dried • Syn: ↑laundry basket, ↑clothes basket, ↑voider • Hypernyms: ↑hamper …   Useful english dictionary

  • clothes — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, elegant, fancy, fine, lovely, nice, pretty ▪ cheap, expensive ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • laundry basket — laundry .basket n 1.) BrE a large basket that you put dirty clothes in until you wash them American Equivalent: hamper 2.) a basket used for carrying clothes that have been or need to be washed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • laundry basket — noun a hamper that holds dirty clothes to be washed or wet clothes to be dried • Syn: ↑clothes hamper, ↑clothes basket, ↑voider • Hypernyms: ↑hamper …   Useful english dictionary

  • laundry basket — noun (C) 1 BrE a large basket that you put dirty clothes in until you wash them; hamper 2 (2) AmE 2 a basket used for carrying wet clothes that have been washed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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