Definition of cubbyhole
: a small snug place (as for hiding or storage); also : a cramped space
Examples of cubbyhole in a sentence
The car has lots of cubbyholes for small items.
He keeps the key in a cubbyhole in his desk.
He worked in a cubbyhole under the stairs.
First Known Use of cubbyhole
CUBBYHOLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cubbyhole for English Language Learners
: a small hole or space for storing things
: a place (such as a room) that is very small
CUBBYHOLE Defined for Kids
Definition of cubbyhole for Students
: a snug place (as for storing things)
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