Boxy



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

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Historical Examples

It Could Be Anything John Keith Laumer

adjective
squarish or chunky in style or appearance: a boxy square-cut jacket
adj.

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  • Boxing

    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 […]

  • Boxing-day

    (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 […]



  • Boxing-glove

    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 […]

  • Boxing-ring

    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.



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