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cubbyhole Syllabification: cub·by·hole
Pronunciation: /ˈkəbēˌhōl/

Definition of cubbyhole in English:


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.
small room, booth, cubicle;
informal cubby

Words that rhyme with cubbyhole

sinkhole • pinhole
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