- a lightweight box of pasteboard, thin wood, etc., for holding a hat, clerical collars, or other articles of apparel.
- an area or structure that is smaller in dimensions or size than the standard: It's easy to hit home runs out of this bandbox.
Origin of bandbox
Related Words for bandboxrakish, stylish, dashing, spry, classy, brisk, chic, chichi, clean, dainty, jaunty, natty, nice, nifty, nimble, posh, prim, ritzy, sassy, sharp
Examples from the Web for bandbox
Historical Examples of bandbox
It was there this morning, and I saw her lassie going by with a bandbox in the middle of the day.Gilian The Dreamer
To send out a real gentleman like you—with a bandbox—in broad day!
For this reason they were disposed to guy us as bandbox soldiers.Under the Stars and Bars
Walter A. Clark
Shut it up closely in a bandbox, and let it remain unopened for a fortnight.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book
When the dawn came, I put on my boots and went out to find the bandbox.Wandering Ghosts
F. Marion Crawford
- a lightweight usually cylindrical box used for holding small articles, esp hats