press box


a press section, especially at a sports event.

Origin of press box

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for press box

Historical Examples of press box

  • If the contest is an outdoor meet, the press-box is usually on the top of the bleachers.

    News Writing

    M. Lyle Spencer

  • He saw Jerry and Tom Roslyn in front of the press-box, and was glad they had not noticed him.

  • Glen Leigh had gone on to the top of the stand close to the press-box, where he would have a good view of the race.

British Dictionary definitions for press box

press box


an area reserved for reporters, as in a sports stadium
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