Try Our Apps


What does the eggplant emoji really mean?

shadow box

a shallow, rectangular frame fronted with a glass panel, used to show and at the same time protect items on display, as paintings, coins, or jewelry.
Also called shadow box frame.
Origin of shadow box
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for shadow box
Historical Examples
  • The big stones formed a sort of shadow box, causing the markings to appear in bold relief.

    Tom Slade on Mystery Trail Percy Keese Fitzhugh

Word of the Day

Nearby words for shadow box

Word Value for shadow

Scrabble Words With Friends