Definition of basketful in US English:



  • See basket

    • ‘But the 38-year-old house husband proved he has an eye for a bargain by claiming a basketful of prizes worth thousands of pounds.’
    • ‘With two workers in each group, the teams carry basketfuls of glutinous rice, which has already been soaked, to the workshop and its four cookers, where the rice is steamed.’
    • ‘A basketful of fruit is delivered to the centre every week.’
    • ‘So of course they provided a whole basketful of them.’
    • ‘I wonder if you would allow me to cash out my two items, as you have a basketful, I'll be done really quickly?’