chocolate-box

adjective

Definition of chocolate-box

: superficially pretty or sentimental

First Known Use of chocolate-box

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chocolate-box

from the pictures formerly commonly seen on boxes of chocolates

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The first known use of chocolate-box was in 1892

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Dictionary Entries Near chocolate-box

chocolate

chocolate-box

chocolate brown

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“Chocolate-box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chocolate-box. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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