Definition Of hamper


a large basket with a lid used for laundry.

a laundry hamper

hinder or impede the movement or progress of.

their work is hampered by lack of funds

necessary but cumbersome equipment on a ship.

The mass of the top hamper must be consciously balanced against the tremendous beam.

Example Of hamper

  • a Christmas food hamper

  • A few blocks away, Cash Smith floated his two children on laundry hampers and plunged into chest-high waters.

  • a laundry hamper

  • A laundry hamper that can't be opened by kitty paws is a first step.

  • a picnic hamper

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