noun cu·bi·cle \ˈkyü-bi-kəl\

: a work space in a large office with a desk that is usually surrounded by low walls

: a small space in a public room (such as a bathroom) that has walls for privacy

Full Definition of CUBICLE

:  a sleeping compartment partitioned off from a large room
a :  a small partitioned space; especially :  one with a desk used for work in a business office
b :  carrel

Examples of CUBICLE

  1. <data entry clerks busily typing in cubicles>

Origin of CUBICLE

Latin cubiculum, from cubare to lie, recline
First Known Use: 15th century


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