big-box

adjective
\ ˈbig-ˌbäks How to pronounce big-box (audio) \

Definition of big-box

: of, relating to, or being a large chain store having a boxlike structure

Other Words from big-box

big box noun

First Known Use of big-box

1990, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about big-box

Time Traveler for big-box

Time Traveler

The first known use of big-box was in 1990

See more words from the same year

Statistics for big-box

Cite this Entry

“Big-box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/big-box. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Dog Breeds

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!