Definition of cubbyhole in English:


Syllabification: cub·by·hole
Pronunciation: /ˈkəbēˌhōl


  • A small, enclosed compartment or room.
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    • 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; den
    informal cubby

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