\ ˈbäk-sē How to pronounce boxy (audio) \
boxier; boxiest

Definition of boxy

: resembling a box

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Other Words from boxy

boxiness noun

Examples of boxy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The boxy, shuttle-like design is reminiscent of the other vehicles proposed by companies such as Toyota Motor Corp. and Volkswagen AG . Mike Colias, WSJ, "GM’s Cruise Reveals New Robot Taxi: Toaster-Shaped, No Steering Wheel," 22 Jan. 2020 The Telluride’s boxy outside encloses an airy 178.1 cubic feet of interior space, with hip, shoulder and elbow room comparable to sitting alone in a ski gondola. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2020 Kia Telluride: A Peaceful Ride Even With a Car Full of Kids," 17 Jan. 2020 On a typical day, vehicles await repair and maintenance at a boxy structure that Dan had built in 1979 on West Manchester Avenue, adjacent to the Harbor Freeway. Los Angeles Times, "L.A.’s best logo belongs to Western Truck Exchange. Prove us wrong," 2 Jan. 2020 Flashing images on a projector of New York’s boxy blue and white buses, Scudder Wagg, of transit planner Jarrett Walker & Associates, had a message about Louisville’s Broadway. Alfred Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Broadway is one of the city's main thoroughfares. Here's what to expect for its future," 2 Jan. 2020 In the video, the male turkey - snood engorged, tail feathers spread extravagantly - struts briskly after the U.S. Postal Service vehicle, circling the boxy white truck and lunging as the mail carrier inserts envelopes in each box along the block. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, "Wild turkey menace: Angry birds are pecking cars, deflating kiddie pools and harassing the elderly," 24 Dec. 2019 The man left as a passenger in a silver, boxy-style SUV, similar to a Ford Flex or Chevrolet HHR. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Menomonee Falls police are looking for a man who stole 27 packs of cigarettes from Walgreens," 17 Dec. 2019 Some are rifling through the open bins of clothes stacked on a few buffet tables, and occasionally one person climbs into a boxy silver trailer that looks like the kind towed around by landscapers and contractors. BostonGlobe.com, "‘The Soupman’ is bringing a mobile shower and good intentions to homeless people," 29 Nov. 2019 Shot in black and white and presented in a boxy Academy aspect ratio, The Lighthouse looks like a throwback while sounding disarmingly modern, driven by the wailing soundtrack and Mark Korven’s discordant score. David Sims, The Atlantic, "The Lighthouse Takes You to the Hellish Ends of the Earth," 18 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of boxy

circa 1861, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of boxy was circa 1861

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6 Feb 2020

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“Boxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boxy. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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