Definition of saltbox
: a frame dwelling with two stories in front and one behind and a roof with a long rear slope
First Known Use of saltbox
SALTBOX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saltbox for English Language Learners
: a house that has two or more levels in the front, one level in the back, and a steep roof that slopes down from the front to the back
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up saltbox? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).