Definition of hatbox in English:

hatbox

Line breaks: hat¦box
Pronunciation: /ˈhatbɒks
 
/

noun

  • A large cylindrical box used to protect a hat when being transported or stored.
    More 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.

More definitions of hatbox

Definition of hatbox in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw