Dictionary.com

bandbox

[ band-boks ]
/ ˈbændˌbɒks /
Save This Word!

noun
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.
QUIZ
CUDDLE UP! A COZY QUIZ ON FALL WORDS HAS ARRIVED
If autumn is your ideal season, spice up your repertoire of "fall" vocabulary with this quiz on some warm and vivid descriptive words for the season.
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of bandbox

First recorded in 1625–35; band2 + box1

OTHER WORDS FROM bandbox

band·box·i·cal, adjectivebandboxy, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use bandbox in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bandbox

bandbox
/ (ˈbændˌbɒks) /

noun
a lightweight usually cylindrical box used for holding small articles, esp hats
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK