boxed in; boxing in; boxes in

Definition of box in

: to surround (someone or something) and make movement difficult The other bicyclists boxed her in and she couldn't move ahead. usually used as (be) boxed inWe were boxed in and couldn't get out of our parking space. sometimes used figurativelyI feel boxed in by all these rules.

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“Box in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20in. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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