Definition of cubbyhole in English:

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cubbyhole

Pronunciation: /ˈkəbēˌhōl/

noun

A small, enclosed compartment or room.
Example sentences
  • The bungalow was tiny, consisting of one bedroom, a living room, bathroom, a small cubbyhole where the kitchen crockery and utensils were kept, and an airy verandah which went round two sides of the building.
  • Sure enough, the General's parrot sat on its perch in the corner of the cramped cubbyhole that was his room.
  • Outdoor play space also should include cubbyholes or spaces that can serve as role-game features.
Synonyms
small room, booth, cubicle;
den
informal cubby

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Syllabification: cub·by·hole

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