A receptacle for small quantities of rubbish.
More example sentences
- Raoul was not amused to find me flicking my chewing gum into a priceless installation piece I assumed was a wastepaper basket.
- I picked up the pile of pamphlets and dumped them in the wastepaper basket.
- He then rolled the paper wrapping into a ball and casually flipped it into the wastepaper basket.
Definition of wastepaper basket in:
- The US English dictionary