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clothesbasket

clothes·bas·ket
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohz-bas-kit, -bah-skit, klohth z-]
    • /ˈkloʊzˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt, ˈkloʊðz-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohz-bas-kit, -bah-skit, klohth z-]
    • /ˈkloʊzˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt, ˈkloʊðz-/

Definitions of clothesbasket word

  • noun clothesbasket a basket for holding and carrying laundry. 1
  • noun clothesbasket A basket for holding clothes to be laundered. 0

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Origin of clothesbasket

First appearance:

before 1800
One of the 42% newest English words
First recorded in 1800-10; clothes + basket

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Parts of speech for Clothesbasket

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

clothesbasket popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% 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.

clothesbasket usage trend in Literature

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