What does casket mean?

Definitions for casket
ˈkæs kɪt, ˈkɑ skɪtcas·ket

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word casket.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coffin, casket(noun)

    box in which a corpse is buried or cremated

  2. casket, jewel casket(verb)

    small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables

  3. casket(verb)

    enclose in a casket


  1. casket(Noun)

    A little box, e.g. for jewellery.

  2. casket(Noun)

    An urn.

  3. casket(Noun)

    The type of coffin with upholstery and a half-open lid.

  4. Origin: From cassette.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Casket(noun)

    a small chest or box, esp. of rich material or ornamental character, as for jewels, etc

  2. Casket(noun)

    a kind of burial case

  3. Casket(noun)

    anything containing or intended to contain something highly esteemed

  4. Casket(noun)

    the body

  5. Casket(noun)

    the tomb

  6. Casket(noun)

    a book of selections

  7. Casket(noun)

    a gasket. See Gasket

  8. Casket(verb)

    to put into, or preserve in, a casket

  9. Origin: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]


  1. Casket

    A casket, or jewelry box is a term for a container that is usually larger than a box, and smaller than a chest, and in the past were typically decorated.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Casket

    kask′et, n. a little cask or case: a small case for holding jewels, &c.: (U.S.) a coffin. [Ety. uncertain; hardly a dim. of Cask.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of casket in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of casket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of casket in a Sentence

  1. Walter Rubio:

    At first, I didn't believe it, and then I got close, and then I got pretty scared. I'm like, how can a casket appear?

  2. Tammy Norvell:

    It’s so emotional, thinking if it weren’t for him I could be picking out a casket today, living every parent’s nightmare and I’m not.

  3. Ted Kaye:

    From its start in 1777, the U.S. flag's design is effective when streaming in the wind, hanging limp from an indoor pole or covering a casket. only simple designs make effective flags.

  4. Mathew Morris:

    A grave like this -- very elaborate stone sarcophagus, lead inner casket buried in a very prominent position in the church, close to the high altar -- you've got to think this person was important.

  5. President Bill Clinton:

    I was so glad when I got here -- and I hope you will forgive me -- when the casket was still open because I said,' I wonder what my friend's got on today,' i want to see what the girl is carrying out.

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