What does wastebasket mean?

Definitions for wastebasket
ˈweɪstˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪtwaste·bas·ket

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wastepaper basket, waste-paper basket, wastebasket, waste basket, circular file(noun)

    a container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish

Wiktionary

  1. wastebasket(Noun)

    A receptacle for items that are to be discarded; a rubbish bin; a garbage can. Usually small and used indoors.

  2. Origin: Compound of waste + basket.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wastebasket(noun)

    a basket used in offices, libraries, etc., as a receptacle for waste paper

How to pronounce wastebasket?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say wastebasket in sign language?

  1. wastebasket

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wastebasket in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wastebasket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of wastebasket

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