Wastebasket meaning

wāstbăskĭt
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A relatively small, open-topped container for discarding trash.
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A basket or other open container for wastepaper, bits of trash, etc.
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A receptacle for items that are to be discarded; a rubbish bin; a garbage can. Usually small and used indoors.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wastebasket
Plural:
wastebaskets

Origin of wastebasket