box room

  1. 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. 2023

How to use box room in a sentence

  • That night Hildebrand secretly slept in the boxroom, on a pile of newspapers, with a rag-bag and a hearthrug over him.

  • Looking out of the boxroom window was like looking down on the top of a green forest, Phyllis always thought.

  • Within was a pitch-dark cupboard-like boxroom, hot, stuffy, and smelling of dust and old leather.

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British Dictionary definitions for boxroom


/ (ˈbɒksˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

  1. a small room or large cupboard in which boxes, cases, etc, may be stored

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