Definition of shoebox in English:

shoebox

Syllabification: shoe·box
Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͞oˌbäks
 
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noun

  • 1A box in which a pair of shoes is delivered or sold.
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    • In Mayo alone last year, 6,500 shoeboxes were filled and delivered.
    • Still, she dismissed it, reminding herself that tons of people kept things that weren't shoes in shoeboxes.
    • The best way to secure enough shoeboxes is to buy dozens of pairs of shoes.
  • 1.1Used in references to small or uniform rooms or spaces: a shoebox of a room
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    • Not too many interior walls since they converted the upstairs storey from five shoebox rooms and a landing to one big space.
    • I wanted my tiny little apartment, my shoebox sized room, my friends, my Dad.
    • Families are no longer satisfied with little shoebox rooms and single beds.

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