Definition of cubicle
1 : a sleeping compartment partitioned off from a large room
2a : a small partitioned space; especially : one with a desk used for work in a business officeb : carrel
Examples of cubicle in a Sentence
data entry clerks busily typing in cubicles
Recent Examples of cubicle from the Web
Hitting the office’s legendary Indianapolis corner where the C/D art department transitions into the editorial cubicle farm, the rear-drive Buzzaround would gently lift the right rear wheel, with the rider feeling a queasy and tipsy sensation.
The inside, appearing to be a little longer than the length of a basketball court, first reveals the wooden cubicles that were part of the Wildcats’ locker room.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Employees use to work alone in separate cubicles, each striving to attain individual goals.
The cubicle eventually was disavowed by its creator, Herman Miller designer Robert Propst.
His friends, one of whom is heavily pregnant and had been due to give birth last week, followed him into the cubicle.
Diangelo and his colleagues on the second floor of the Northeast Utilities building put up small US flags on their cubicles.
Our first conversation over our cubicle wall started when Kaitlin was prepping for a trip to Reykjavik, Iceland, a place Ashley had just been.
He was recognized for predicting the office landscape would shift away from cubicles to an open-space environment, and transformed the traditional manufacturer of office furniture, the profile showed.
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Origin and Etymology of cubicle
Latin cubiculum, from cubare to lie, recline
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
CUBICLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cubicle for English Language Learners
: a work space in a large office with a desk that is usually surrounded by low walls
: a small space in a public room (such as a bathroom) that has walls for privacy
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