Definition of wastebasket
: a receptacle for refuse and especially for wastepaper —called also wastepaper basket
Examples of wastebasket in a sentence
She tossed the wrapper into the wastebasket.
First Known Use of wastebasket
WASTEBASKET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wastebasket for English Language Learners
: a small container for trash
WASTEBASKET Defined for Kids
Definition of wastebasket for Students
: an open container for odds and ends to be thrown away
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