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. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for boxroom

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

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

British Dictionary definitions for boxroom

/ (ˈbɒksˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /


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