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hamperhamper2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 picnic.jpg DLO British English a basket with a lid, which is used for carrying food or sending it to someone as a present 🔊 a picnic hamper 🔊 They sent us a lovely Christmas hamper.2 American EnglishDHC a large basket that you put dirty clothes in until they can be washed syn laundry basket British English
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hamperWe whipped up Christmassy feelings and pulled decorations and paper hats out of a hamper given by soldiers in the Outer Hebrides.Near the wall was a bass hamper.The bag had been sitting in this dank tent for the last three days and smelled like an old laundry hamper.Or the chauffeur, walking ahead, carried the hamper, spread the cloth, returned to the car.I hung up my tie and jacket, kicked off my sneakers, and threw everything else into the hamper.He placed the hamper on the ground, spread a cloth.This wicker hamper is packed with delicious goodies and costs £64.92, inclusive of nationwide delivery.