Share this entry

Share this page

workbasket

Syllabification: work·bas·ket
Pronunciation: /ˈwərkˌbaskət
 
/
(also workbag)

Definition of workbasket in English:

noun

A basket (or bag) used for storing sewing materials.
Example sentences
  • At the heart of this letter is Win's discovery that she has lost various items from her work-basket when it was left in the servant's hall.
  • This work basket is sturdy enough to hold many supplies, yet functional enough to be carried anywhere.

Definition of workbasket in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…