box social

noun

: a fund-raising affair at which box lunches are auctioned to the highest bidder

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The out-of-the-box social-media experience keeps you hooked on your feeds and sharing your personal data. Joanna Stern, WSJ, 17 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of box social was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Box social.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20social. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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