Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old Norse
Origin: bathask, from batha 'to take a bath'


bask [intransitive]
1DL to enjoy sitting or lying in the heat of the sun or a fire
bask in
Lizards were basking in the morning sun.
2 if a place basks in the sun, it is sunny and warm
bask in
Tenerife was basking in afternoon sunshine as they arrived.
3 to enjoy the approval or attention that you are getting from other people
bask in

➔ bask/bathe in somebody's reflected glory

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