View definitions for breadbasket


noun as in abdomen

noun as in bay window

noun as in spare tire

noun as in stomach

noun as in tummy

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Example Sentences

At the same time in North America, grassland soils similar to chernozems called mollisols formed over the Great Plains, creating twin breadbaskets.

Since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, Ukraine has regained its traditional position as one of the most important breadbaskets of the world.

From Time

Russia’s attacks on Ukraine, once known as the breadbasket of the Soviet Union, could disrupt agricultural exports, and further increase wheat prices.

From Quartz

In the “true breadbasket of the Midwest,” she estimates, only 2 to 5 percent of such areas are currently making use of trees.

Blessed with rich soil, abundant rain, and a long growing season, the Delmarva peninsula—a tri-state area sandwiched between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay—was known as the breadbasket of the American Revolution.

Think of it as sort of the breadbasket of America, lush with fruits and grains.

I'll eat the whole breadbasket, and then miss other things about the meal, and not have room for dessert.

Shifting weather patterns may turn the American “breadbasket” into a dustbowl.

The oldster before mentioned put his hand into the breadbasket, and seized a handful of the biscuit.

When she saw him, Mrs. Breadbasket stepped suddenly back into the parlor with my ladies.

It was Mrs. Breadbasket, the housekeeper, who brought this letter, and looked mighty contemptuous as she gave it.

Indeed, there were occasions when the breadbasket was removed from my table, so savage was the raid I made upon it.

A general chirp of conversation is presently established, interspersed with heavy demands upon the breadbasket by the gentlemen.


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On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to breadbasket, such as: belly, gut, midriff, midsection, tummy, and bowels.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.