Wastebasket (noun)

A container, typically a basket or a can, used for holding waste or garbage.


From the english word 'waste' and the old french word 'bascet' meaning 'basket'.


  1. She tossed the wrapper in the wastebasket.
  2. The wastebasket was overflowing with junk mail and discarded food packaging.
  3. The wastebasket was made of durable plastic and had a tight-fitting lid.
  4. The wastebasket was conveniently located near the desk, making it easy to dispose of waste.
  5. The wastebasket was a necessary item in the office, as it helped to keep the area clean and tidy.
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