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soapbox

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noun soap·box \-ˌbäks\

Simple Definition of soapbox

  • : a box or small platform that someone stands on to give a speech to people in an outdoor, public place

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of soapbox

  1. :  an improvised platform used by a self-appointed, spontaneous, or informal orator; broadly :  something that provides an outlet for delivering opinions

soapbox adjective

Examples of soapbox in a sentence

  1. <some readers don't appreciate that she sometimes uses her book blog as a soapbox for her political views>



1907

First Known Use of soapbox

1907



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