basinful


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basinful

(ˈbeɪsnfʊl)
n
another word for basin2
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Basinful

 a burden, load, or overwhelming amount.
Examples: basinful of troubles; of worries.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.basinful - the quantity that a basin will holdbasinful - the quantity that a basin will hold; "a basinful of water"
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
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basinful

nSchüssel f(voll)
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Micawber was obliged, in great trepidation, to run down to the water-butt in the backyard, and draw a basinful to lave her brow with.
But among the revellers was Johnny Og's jockey Ian Popham, who has endured a basinful of bad luck over the last 16 months.