Definition of soapbox
: an improvised platform used by a self-appointed, spontaneous, or informal orator; broadly : something that provides an outlet for delivering opinions
Examples of soapbox in a Sentence
some readers don't appreciate that she sometimes uses her book blog as a soapbox for her political views
Recent Examples of soapbox from the Web
OK, off my soapbox and onto the links: Mo Farah says goodbye to Hayward Field and the Prefontaine Classic with another victory.
With wealth came attention — and Wintzen started using his newfound soapbox to speak less about IT and more about pressing environmental issues.
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First Known Use of soapbox
SOAPBOX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of soapbox for English Language Learners
: a box or small platform that someone stands on to give a speech to people in an outdoor, public place
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