noun soap·box \-ˌbäks\

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

Full Definition of SOAPBOX

:  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

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

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