skybox

noun

sky·​box ˈskī-ˌbäks How to pronounce skybox (audio)
: a roofed enclosure of private seats situated high in a sports stadium and typically featuring luxurious amenities

Examples of skybox in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The event was not held in a skybox, according to her campaign spokesman, Evan Westrup. Andrew Sheeler, Sacramento Bee, 12 Feb. 2024 The frown deepened with every CGI skybox and poster-esque shot of our rugged boys in flying leathers climbing ladders up to their Fortresses, with every perfectly curling bit of cigarette smoke and every pithy patriotic one-off. Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, 29 Jan. 2024 Season 32, which ended last week, featured Ribeiro as the primary host with former pro and occasional judge Julianne Hough stepping into the skybox as cohost. EW.com, 12 Dec. 2023 Its bread-and-butter, however, is sports and entertainment hospitality, which launched as a side gig in 1982 when the White Sox recruited Levy to cater the skyboxes at Comiskey Park. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 15 Jan. 2024 Coming back from a commercial break in the third quarter of Michigan’s 34-13 win over Washington on Monday night, ESPN announcers Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit zeroed in on a skybox suite that sat some heavy hitting athletes and hit makers. Sean Neumann, Peoplemag, 9 Jan. 2024 Following Sunday's match, which Swift took in from a skybox, a photo quickly went viral of the superstar visiting and tipping the staff who brought grub into her suite. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 19 Dec. 2023 Afterward, Barry celebrated in the skybox and completely took off his shirt in excitement. Joelle Goldstein, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2023 Graterol, 25, was in tears after pitching a 1-2-3 scoreless 8th inning, walking off the mound and pointing up to the skybox where his mother was watching and celebrating her son’s performance. Sean Neumann, Peoplemag, 20 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skybox was in 1965

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“Skybox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skybox. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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