First Known Use of out-box
Definition of outbox
- … saying that after a few lessons they've outboxed bigger and heavier opponents.
- —Sinclair Lewis
- Holyfield won by thoroughly outboxing Rahman at every turn, jabbing and battering him over and over …
- —Mike Freeman
Recent Examples of outbox from the Web
Love, a southpaw, outboxed Samuel Teach and earned the decision in the junior welterweight fight.
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First Known Use of outbox
OUT-BOX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of out-box for English Language Learners
: a box or other container on a desk in which letters, notes, etc., that are being sent from the desk are placed
computers : a computer folder that holds e-mail messages you have not yet sent
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