cube farm


: an office in which employees work in cubicles

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Someday, children will be back in school, adolescents on college campuses, workers in cube farms and restaurants and retail stores, body-piercing shops, chandleries, bars. Sam Sifton, New York Times, 13 May 2020 Visualize a future where corporate cube farms, once filled with tired and depressed office workers, become modern co-working spaces reminiscent of 18th-century town squares. Justin Brady, Quartz, 21 Nov. 2019 After all, the abusive bosses, uncivil co-workers and tyrannical teammates who populate office cube farms are not all the same - and require different responses. Jena Mcgregor,, 22 Sep. 2017 Whether they are set in cube farms or factories, the stories of workers’ struggles and triumphs will always have a place in the movies. Monica Castillo, New York Times, 1 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1997, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cube farm was in 1997

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“Cube farm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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