boxy

[bok-see]

adjective, box·i·er, box·i·est.

like or resembling a box, especially in shape: a boxy little house.

Origin of boxy

First recorded in 1860–65; box1 + -y1
Related formsbox·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for boxy

boxy

adjective

squarish or chunky in style or appearancea boxy square-cut jacket
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Word Origin and History for boxy
adj.

1858, from box (n.1) + -y (2). Related: Boxiness.

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