American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small compartment, as for work or study.
- n. A small sleeping compartment, especially within a dormitory.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bedroom; a chamber.
- n. A small separate part or one of the compartments of a room.
- n. A small enclosure at a swimming pool etc. used to provide personal privacy when changing.
- n. A small enclosure in a public toilet for individual use.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A loding room; esp., a sleeping place partitioned off from a large dormitory.
- n. small individual study area in a library
- n. small area set off by walls for special use
- n. small room in which a monk or nun lives
- From Latin cubiculum ("bedroom"), from cubō ("lie down") (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Latin cubiculum, bed chamber, from cubāre, to lie down. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Is this going to lead to more of what you call the cubicle warriors or the armchair warriors?”
“Another visiting teacher told the Agent of Wonder that there wasn't an available room at her school, but she was determined to convert the toilet roll cupboard into what might be termed a cubicle of wonder.”
“When I was stuck in cubicle land I would use the "side-chair of power".”
“If the pictures in cubicle advertisements of the time are any indication, cubicles helped ideas flow quite freely indeed.”
“I'll go as far as saying that the reason the girl in cubicle 4 doesn't like you stems back to the time when you came out of the washroom and had that big urine streak on your Levi's.”
“The circle marks where someone in a cubicle is making a cell-phone call.”
“I hate the word cubicle, it just doesn't seem appropriate for an office setting!”
“I didn’t enjoy the commuting, sitting in cubicle nation and getting nervous about the annual review wondering if I would or would not get my 2% raise.”
“If having a tank with that volume and weight of water in your cubicle is going to pose a problem, you’ll need to get your fish keeping fix at home.”
“There's a reason people call the cubicle a veal feeding pen.”
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