Definitions for handbasketˈhændˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hand•bas•ketˈhændˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt(n.)

  1. a small basket with a handle for carrying by hand.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Idioms for handbasket:

  1. go to hell in a handbasket,to degenerate quickly and decisively.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Idiom

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basket, handbasket(noun)

    a container that is usually woven and has handles


  1. handbasket(Noun)

    A basket with a handle.


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