Definition of penalty box in English:

penalty box

Syllabification: pen·al·ty box

noun

Ice Hockey
An enclosure alongside the rink where players who have been assessed penalties must remain while they serve out their penalties.
More example sentences
  • He deals only in goals, and still spends hours practising his shooting with both feet from all areas of the penalty box.
  • I'm very aggressive and very emotional, so I think I've done a good job staying out of the penalty box and taking aggressive penalties.
  • But they threw away a number of scoring opportunities in the penalty box area and wasted a number of stirring goal chances.

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