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  • adj. similar to a box

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. resembling a box in rectangularity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling a box in rectangularity


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box +‎ -like


  • These shows, while popular for a time in the United States and Europe, could only be “peeped,” one viewer at a time, in another contraption bearing an Edison patent, the boxlike Kinetoscope.

    The English Is Coming!

  • His fingers found several small pipes or conduits, then the boxlike metal structure of a ventilation duct.

    Gideon’s war

  • Emblematic of the mysterious nature of the target was that satellite imaging before the raid showed a large featureless boxlike structure.

    How the End Begins

  • A boxlike sideboard of c. 1902, accented with long medieval-style strap hinges across its doors, recalls the illustrations of cabinetry in Charles Locke Eastlake's immensely popular book "Hints on Household Taste," first published nearly four decades earlier.

    Four-Square Reformer

  • We visited Marie not her real name for her protection in her boxlike tent.

    Bill Quigley: Displaced Women Demand Justice in Port au Prince

  • The colossal crowd in Chicago must have been on their minds as the Deans and their bulging pocketbooks pulled into Borchert Field, the boxlike home of the Milwaukee Brewers of the Western League.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Wyatt parked the truck in front of a tiny, boxlike house behind a chain-link fence.

    Bleeding Violet

  • Beneath these trees is a boxlike, light blue vehicle with lines of people at either end.


  • The boxlike structure was a complicated tangle of interconnected towers, all clustered in a descending pattern one on top of each other, like a miniature city mounted on a wall, until at the very bottom of the irregular structure there appeared a long half bridge of stone that stretched out to meet the peak of the inverted pyramid.


  • Pooh Bear, Stretch and the twins stood at the summit of a vast and complex boxlike structure mounted on the wall of an enormous abyss.



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