basketful basketful

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quantity contained in a basket

Usage(s):

  1. But the congressional Democrats added a basketful of liberal projects that have little, if anything, to do with stimulating the economy.
  2. After they fill their quota, the miners have to turn and crawl hundreds of yards, pulling a basketful of coal twice their body weight.
  3. The show was memorable not as a play but as a document of the frightened fascination with which some writers regard Hollywood, as if it were a basketful of hypnotizing snakes.

News

  • Hands-on with Logitech's Harmony Hub and Harmony Control app

    I'll be the first to admit that I'm probably not the biggest fan of remote controls. Over the years, my wife and I have accumulated a literal basketful of remotes. There's one for the HDTV, one for the Blu-Ray, one for the Comcast DVR. Add to that the controls for the Bose surround sound system, the HDMI hub that doesn't work and the Apple TV, and it's no wonder I hate video in all of its many ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Quotes

  1. Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer wrote that Obama "came bearing a basketful of mea culpas."
    on Apr 21, 2009 By: Charles Krauthammer Source: USA Today

  2. In such a scenario, one feels like praying "God help us" but whenever the nation is in crisis, the people have always "saved" it, Advani said, seeking to debunk Congress claims that it was going to the elections with a "basketful of...
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: LK Advani Source: Outlook

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