Definition of idiot box in English:
nounNorth American informal
A television set.
- The reason they call television the idiot box is because that's how anyone who doesn't wear a suit or a badge is portrayed on it.
- So is pretty much every show on television, and I do watch the idiot box occasionally, and enjoy it.
- In the fall, instead of watching the idiot box I go to the shop and make a few things.
Definition of idiot box in:
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