Definition of wastepaper basket in English:
A receptacle for small quantities of rubbish.
- In addition to cleaning the offices, the job entailed sifting through the wastepaper baskets and any unlocked cupboards attempting to find any trace of more than a hundred lost files.
- If the pamphlet is directed at a non-Irish audience I very much doubt if it will get farther than their wastepaper baskets.
- A woman called Lola arrived at HQ with some denunciations which went into the wastepaper basket as soon as her back was turned.
Definition of wastepaper basket in:
- US English dictionary
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