box room


noun British.

a storage room, especially one for trunks, suitcases, etc.

Origin of box room

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for box room

Historical Examples of box room

  • Both trunks are in the box-room, but do not catch cold when watching them.

  • My dress clothes are put away with my summer suit in the second drawer in the box-room.


    Barry Pain

  • But we have a fitted-up arrangement in the box-room, and it has never exploded yet.

  • Above that again there was an attic used as a box-room, and she went up there too.

    The Beth Book

    Sarah Grand

  • She ran to find Miss Lucy in order to obtain the key of the box-room.