Dictionary

hotbox

noun hot·box \-ˌbäks\

Definition of HOTBOX

:  a journal bearing (as of a railroad car) overheated by friction

First Known Use of HOTBOX

1848

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hot–brainPrevious Word in the Dictionary: hot–bloodedAll Words Near: hotbox
July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears