\ ˈbäkst How to pronounce boxed (audio) \

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

Examples of boxed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think of these as cakes that are as easy to make as a boxed mix but exponentially better tasting. Los Angeles Times, "The only 4 cakes you’ll ever need for entertaining," 12 Sep. 2019 Valicoff, who’s been busy trying to get his fruit boxed and to market, disagreed. Fox News, "Trump administration sees support from farmers over push to cut labor costs," 17 Sep. 2019 The en suite bedroom also includes a walk-in closet and a boxed beam ceiling. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Newly updated chateau near the beach in Santa Cruz County," 27 Aug. 2019 Ford Picture an early-morning soiree with fruit parfaits, boxed water, and a meditation class as the languorous boat traffic on Manhattan’s East River glides by. Anne Quito, Quartz, "The wellness movement has infiltrated car design," 10 Aug. 2019 That day, everyone brought a boxed costume to school, but one girl convinced a few of us to stage a rebellion. ... Marc Myers, WSJ, "Cathy Guisewite Scribbled Her Way to a Newspaper Comic Strip," 18 June 2019 The ship was in the Bahamas on Thursday and Friday with nearly 300 first responders, 850 boxed lunches and a total of 225,000 pounds of supplies, including food and water, the line stated. Dennis Romero, NBC News, "Over 1,000 Bahamas residents evacuated after Dorian as food, supplies are brought in," 7 Sep. 2019 The most elaborate vision of what a smart city might look like comes in a nearly 15-pound boxed set of plans for the development of the Toronto waterfront from Sidewalk Labs, the urban planning subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent of Google. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, "As hackers hold 22 Texas towns for ransom, Dallas needs a data defense," 1 Aug. 2019 Today’s Chocolate Brownies with Raspberry Sauce, which start with boxed brownie mix, are a snap to make. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Greek yogurt helps cut calories in these easy brownies with raspberry sauce," 11 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of boxed

1589, in the meaning defined above

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