What does bask mean?

bask meaning in General Dictionary

To heat by continued contact with heat to heat with genial temperature

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  • To rest in heat is exposed to genial temperature
  • derive or enjoy satisfaction from; get pleasure from; get pleasure from
  • be revealed
  • To lay in warmth; become exposed to genial heat.
  • To heat by continued contact with heat; to warm with genial temperature.

bask meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., basken "to wallow (in bloodstream)," with loss of center syllable, from Old Norse ba


bask meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To lie in warmth; to be confronted with genial heat.

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  • (v. t.) To hot by proceeded exposure to temperature; to warm with genial temperature.

Sentence Examples with the word bask

They are entirely insectivorous, bask on the broiling hot sand and then can run fast enough; otherwise they are sluggish, dig themselves into the sand by a peculiar shuffling motion of the fringed edges of their flattened bodies, and when surprised they feign death.

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