boxed

adjective \ ˈbäkst \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of boxed

: placed or enclosed in a box
  • boxed foods
  • a boxed lunch
  • … arrived at noon on Monday in a cream-colored Ford station wagon with the back end full of boxed religious tracts.
  • —B. J. Oliphant
— see also box set

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