1. basting

noun. ['ˈbeɪstɪŋ'] a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together.


  • embroidery stitch
  • basting stitch
  • sewing stitch
  • baste

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Rhymes with Basting

  • wasting
  • tasting
  • pasting
  • hasting

Sentences with basting

1. Noun, singular or mass
Save the rest of the butter mixture to use for basting.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Avoid adding more fat by not basting the meat with pan drippings.

3. Adjective
Sew a line of zigzag or loose basting stitches along the pinned line for the length of the fabric.

2. basting

noun. ['ˈbeɪstɪŋ'] moistening a roast as it is cooking.


  • dampening
  • roasting