- The definition of basted is meat which has been moistened during cooking.
An example of basted is a turkey on which juices, butter and drippings were poured while it was cooking.
- Basted is defined as to have temporarily sewn together two pieces of a garment while it was being made.
An example of basted is temporarily having stitched together the sleeves of a dress to hold them together, but then having returned to perfect them and add details later.
The tailer has just basted this jacket together.
Variant of baste