penalty box

noun

Definition of penalty box

:an area alongside an ice hockey rink to which penalized players are confined for the duration of their penalty

First Known Use of penalty box

1914


PENALTY BOX Defined for English Language Learners

penalty box

noun

Definition of penalty box for English Language Learners

  • : the area beside an ice hockey rink where a player who has been given a penalty sits for a certain amount of time


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