wastepaper basket

noun

Definition of wastepaper basket

:a small container for trash

Word by Word Definitions

wastepaper play
  1. : paper discarded as used, superfluous, or not fit for use

basket play
  1. : a receptacle made of interwoven material (such as osiers)

  2. : any of various lightweight usually wood containers

  3. : the quantity contained in a basket


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