Origin of idiot box
Words nearby idiot box
How to use idiot box in a sentence
In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.
He goes into some detail into what it took to persuade voters to pass marriage equality at the ballot box in four states in 2012.
How to Train Your Dragon 2, the tenth highest grossing movie in 2014 America, made $22 million at the Korean box office.
By 2012, the marriage equality movement had won in courts and legislatures—but not at the ballot box.
That November, many of us were stunned as voters in four states supported marriage equality at the ballot box.
Beside her was a box of bonbons, which she held out at intervals to Madame Ratignolle.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Now and then the boy who had bought Squinty, and who was taking him home, would look around at his pet in the slatted box.
The little pig in the box felt himself being lifted out of the wagon.
Mrs. Newbolt was cutting splints for her new sun-bonnet out of a pasteboard box.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
With a hammer the boy knocked off some of the slats of the small box in which Squinty had made his journey.
British Dictionary definitions for idiot box
Other Idioms and Phrases with idiot box
A television set, as in There they sit in front of the idiot box, hour after hour. This slangy and pejorative expression dates from about 1960.