Wastebasket (noun)

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

Origin:

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

Examples:

  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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