handbasket

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n handbasket a container that is usually woven and has handles
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Usage

In literature:

Vaguely, Malone began looking around for handbaskets.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
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In news:

Are All Small Businesses Going To Hell In a Handbasket .
"The world is going to hell in a handbasket ".
HomePublisher's Blog "The world is going to hell in a handbasket ".
REVIEWS Meat Loaf, 'Hell In a Handbasket .
Meat Loaf to perform in Ithaca on 'Hell in a Handbasket ' tour.
Meat Loaf's Hell In A Handbasket .
So it's come to this — from Bat Out of Hell, to Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell, to Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose to, finally, Hell In A Handbasket .
Going to the source for handbasket saying.
So, when one of our dinner guests last night said, "Jim, the women in my tennis group said to ask you about 'going to Hell in a handbasket".
Meat Loaf's Hell In A Handbasket.
Ever get the feeling the whole world is going to heck in a handbasket.
Jim Lehrer told us a couple of weeks ago that, having "thought for awhile that journalism was going to hell in a handbasket, I'm feeling better about things".
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