\ ˈbäk-sē \
boxier; boxiest

Definition of boxy 

: resembling a box

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boxiness noun

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The Phluid Project has a section dedicated to boxy Champion sweatshirts, basketball shorts ($58) and WeSC bomber jackets. New York Times, "Breaking the Binary," 11 July 2018 The new mid-size model — bigger than the Equinox, smaller than the Traverse — will go on sale early next year, as GM revives a nameplate that went away in 1994 when the boxy, truck-like SUV was renamed the Tahoe. Bloomberg, Fortune, "GM Is Bringing Back the Chevy Blazer—and Building It in Mexico," 22 June 2018 The initial launch of her signature boxy handbags (with the labels stitched on the outside, a last-minute decision that caught buyers’ eyes) revolutionized the accessories industry in the ’90s. Brittany Talarico,, "Kate Spade's Lasting Legacy: Inside the Designer's Trailblazing Career and Private Pain," 12 June 2018 Sales of the boxy SUV increased from 2016, selling over 4,000 units in 2017. Grant Suneson, USA TODAY, "Best-selling 2017 models: 15 cars so hot they’re sometimes out of stock," 20 Apr. 2018 Sheraton Ontario Airport is your basic, boxy airport hotel, with a restaurant, bar and 165 rooms. Howard Cole,, "Take me out to a Quakes game on a weekend escape to Rancho Cucamonga," 12 July 2018 This Karlovy Vary world premiere should find a berth at other nonfiction and general film showcases before segueing quite comfortably to the small screen, where its boxy aspect ratio will look most at home. Boyd Van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Swing' ('Al Marjouha'): Film Review | Karlovy Vary 2018," 12 July 2018 Sahm and his son and business partner Eddie Sahm aren't sure what the boxy cinder block building closer to Monon Trail will become, but Eddie Sahm said a wine and whisky rooftop will cap the structure. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Liter House restaurant brings German beer, food south of Broad Ripple," 11 July 2018 The boxy electric shuttles are based on Polaris Gems, the open runabouts that operate at some resorts and retirement communities. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "What to know about Detroit's self-driving shuttles," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of boxy

circa 1861, in the meaning defined above

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