basketful


bas·ket·ful

noun \ˈbas-kit-ˌfl\
plural bas·ket·fuls \-ˌflz\ also bas·kets·ful \-kits-ˌfl\

Definition of BASKETFUL

:  as much or as many as a basket will hold; also :  a considerable quantity

Examples of BASKETFUL

  1. <the movie showed off a basketful of eye-popping special effects>

First Known Use of BASKETFUL

14th century

Related to BASKETFUL

Synonyms
abundance, barrel, lot, boatload, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, heap, hundred, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, mass, mess, mountain, much, multiplicity, myriad, oodles, pack, passel, peck, pile, plateful, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, pot, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, sheaf, shipload, sight, slew, spate, stack, store, ton, truckload, volume, wad, wealth, yard
Antonyms
ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick, little, mite, mouthful, nip, ounce, peanuts, pinch, pittance, scruple, shade, shadow, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), speck, spot, sprinkle, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, taste, touch, trace

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