Bask Definition

băsk
basked, basking, basks
verb
basked, basking, basks
To expose to warmth.
Webster's New World
To warm oneself pleasantly, as in the sunlight.
Webster's New World
To enjoy a warm or pleasant feeling from being in a certain environment or situation.
To bask in someone's favor.
Webster's New World
To take great pleasure or satisfaction.
American Heritage
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Origin of Bask

  • From Old Norse baðask (“to take a bath; literally to bathe oneself, with the suffix -sk representing Old Norse sik (oneself)”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English basken

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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