boxy
adjective (boxier; -est) Date: circa 1861 resembling a box • boxiness noun

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  • boxy — boxy; car·boxy·he·mo·glo·bin; band·boxy; …   English syllables

  • boxy — 1858, from BOX (Cf. box) (n.1) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Boxiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • boxy — ► ADJECTIVE (boxier, boxiest) 1) squarish in shape. 2) (of a room or space) cramped …   English terms dictionary

  • boxy — [bäk′sē] adj. boxier, boxiest like a box, as in shape, plainness, or confining quality boxily adv. boxiness n …   English World dictionary

  • boxy — [[t]bɒ̱ksi[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is boxy is similar to a square in shape and usually plain. ...short boxy jackets …   English dictionary

  • boxy — boxlike oxlike boxy oxyadj. resembling a box in rectangularity. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boxy — boxiness, n. /bok see/, adj., boxier, boxiest. like or resembling a box, esp. in shape: a boxy little house. [1860 65; BOX1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • boxy — /ˈbɒksi/ (say boksee) adjective 1. resembling a box in shape; squarish. 2. small and cramped: a boxy little room. {box1 + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • boxy — kubažuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ostracion cubicus angl. boxy rus. кузовок кубик ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios dėžiažuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • boxy — adjective Box like or box shaped …   Wiktionary

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