shoe|box


shoe|box
shoe|box «SHOO BOKS», noun.
1. a thin cardboard box, usually of a standard size, used for holding shoes: »

The instrument weighs less than 20 pounds and is only slightly larger than a shoebox (Science News Letter).

2. Informal. something that resembles a shoebox, especially a building: »

He has been nurturing his company in a glorified Manhattan shoebox called City Center (Time).


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