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bread-basket

bread-bas·ket
B b

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [bred bas-kit, bah-skit]
    • /brɛd ˈbæs kɪt, ˈbɑ skɪt/
    • /bred ˈbɑː.skɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bred bas-kit, bah-skit]
    • /brɛd ˈbæs kɪt, ˈbɑ skɪt/

Definitions of bread-basket word

  • noun bread-basket a basket or similar container for bread or rolls. 1
  • noun bread-basket an agricultural area that provides large amounts of food, especially grain, to other areas. 1
  • noun bread-basket Slang. a person's stomach or abdomen. 1
  • adjective bread-basket of, relating to, or characteristic of a geographical breadbasket: Iowa is a breadbasket state. 1

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Origin of bread-basket

First appearance:

before 1545
One of the 30% oldest English words
First recorded in 1545-55; bread + basket

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Parts of speech for Bread-basket

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

bread-basket popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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