shoebox

[ UK /ʃˈuːbɒks/ ]
[ US /ˈʃoʊbɑks/ ]
NOUN
  1. a structure resembling a shoebox (as a rectangular building or a cramped room or compartment)
  2. an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes
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How To Use shoebox In A Sentence

  • A few days later, they took me back to their shoebox house on its quiet, predominantly Catholic street with its manicured lawn and reliable car in the paved driveway.
  • Men would turn up with hold-alls and shoeboxes piled with notes and turn them into Dutch guilders, Deutschmarks or, latterly, euros.
  • Geraldine's sixth class pupils were certainly as busy as Santa's little helpers as they toiled packing shoeboxes full of toys and other items.
  • What does the phrase "a shoebox in a Giant's closet" mean to you? WSJ.com: What's News US
  • Unpuffed-up, it's the size of a shoebox. Times, Sunday Times
  • Any old shoebox that can sit somewhere near the computer will do nicely. Times, Sunday Times
  • If these were paper letters in a shoebox, would you be arguing that they should be burned?
  • The acoustician first analyzed the hall as a shoebox and then applied the results to the vineyard.
  • If you find a shoebox of cash in your hedge or a Louis Vitton suitcase crammed with stacks of bills, just walk away.
  • The singing was bad enough - she sounded like an angry wasp trapped in a shoebox, butchering melodies with the ghoulish efficiency of Jeffrey Dahmer – but even though she no longer bursts into song, her incessant piercing squawk is still enough to make me want to slice my ears off and hurl them into another dimension. Charlie Brooker's Screen burn: Blind Date
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