box office

noun

Definition of box office

  1. 1a :  an office (as in a theater) where tickets of admission are soldb :  income from ticket sales (as for a film)

  2. 2 :  the ability (as of a show) to attract ticket buyers; also :  something that enhances that ability any publicity is good box office

Examples of box office in a sentence

  1. The box office will open at 10:00 a.m.

1786

First Known Use of box office

1786


BOX OFFICE Defined for English Language Learners

box office

noun

Definition of box office for English Language Learners

  • : an area in a theater where tickets are sold for a movie, play, etc.


BOX OFFICE Defined for Kids

box office

noun

Definition of box office for Students

  1. :  a place where tickets to public entertainments (as sports or theatrical events) are sold



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