like or resembling a box, especially in shape:
a boxy little house.
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squarish or chunky in style or appearance: a boxy square-cut jacket
the material used to make boxes or casings. a boxlike enclosure; casing. an act or instance of putting into or furnishing with a box. the act, technique, or profession of fighting with the fists, with or without boxing gloves. a container, case, or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., and often with a […]
(in Britain) the first weekday after Christmas, when Christmas gifts or boxes are given to employees, letter carriers, etc. Historical Examples Mystic London: Charles Maurice Davies Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 5, 1916 Various The Following of the Star Florence L. Barclay Mystic London: Charles Maurice Davies Mystic London: Charles Maurice Davies […]
one of a pair of heavily padded leather mittens laced on the palm side of the wrist and hand, worn by boxers in a match or in training for a match. Historical Examples Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, June 14, 1916 Various Americanisms […]
an enclosed area for a boxing match, usually marked off in the form of a square by posts and ropes, and having a padded floor.