Definition of pencil box in English:

pencil box

Line breaks: pen¦cil box

noun

A small box for pencils, pens, and other writing equipment.
More example sentences
  • Her pencils were pre-sharpened, thanks to her mother's careful packing of her pencil box the night before.
  • Rebecca took out her pencil box and set it onto the table.
  • She picked out a pencil from her pencil box and began to draw.

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