Definition of hatbox in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhatˌbäks/


A large cylindrical box used to protect a hat when being transported or stored.
Example sentences
  • Hide them in plain sight in fabric-covered hatboxes or file boxes.
  • Even though I've bought the MINIMUM of luggage for these two weeks I still have to apologise anytime someone trips over a hatbox or two.
  • Inside, brutalist walls made of concrete terrazzo effectively highlight the intricate craftsmanship of works ranging from 18 th-century needlework to 19 th-century hand-painted hatboxes.

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Syllabification: hat·box

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