Share this entry


American English: /ˈɡraʊn(d)ˌʃit/
British English: /ˈɡraʊn(d)ʃiːt/


  • (British English) ground cloth
    Example sentences
    • Once again bears had been at the depot, and the tent, poles, groundsheets, cooking pot, and primus were all missing.
    • The groundsheet was spread out below the hedge and the greenery was hit with the pole, the berries falling to the sacking.
    • He hoisted a heavy, laden pack onto his back, closed up the skiff, and bore a groundsheet and heavy sleeping-bag in his arms.
Definition of groundsheet in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: