press box


Definition of press box

: a space reserved for reporters (as at a stadium)

Examples of press box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Plus, there’s ample space for lawn chairs on either side of the concession stand and press box as well as on either side of the dugouts. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "NASA Pony Baseball to reopen in grand style Saturday," 11 June 2020 The night became complete on the elevator ride back to the press box after leaving the field. Greg Riddle, Dallas News, "She learned she has a rare form of cancer during a global pandemic — but that isn’t breaking Lexie Bell’s spirit," 9 June 2020 Property was stolen from a press box near an athletic field of a school. Washington Post, "Loudoun County crime report," 3 June 2020 This goes back to when Kobs Field was ringed by a few bleachers and a two-level RV that served as a press box. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan State's stars: Looking back at some of the Spartans' best over the past 25 years," 2 June 2020 There’s an old rule among sports reporters that admonishes them against cheering in the press box—but the space press corps isn’t bound to such mandates. Daniel Oberhaus, Wired, "SpaceX Launched Two Astronauts—Changing Spaceflight Forever," 30 May 2020 Kuraly sits this one out Sean Kuraly was designated to the Xcel Energy Center press box because Cassidy was not impressed with his compete level the night before in Winnipeg. Kevin Paul Dupont,, "Brandon Carlo, Bruins are getting meaner these days," 1 Feb. 2020 The updates will include seismic upgrades, new concession and restroom facilities, new premium seating spaces, a new press box and a visiting locker room. oregonlive, "Canzano: Oregon State needs to be stop being timid and get out the shovels at Reser Stadium," 30 Jan. 2020 The bleachers will seat 993 with a brand new press box. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Maranatha Christian building new fields," 17 July 2019

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First Known Use of press box

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of press box was in 1889

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23 Jun 2020

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“Press box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of press box

: a special area or section of seats where reporters sit at a sports event

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