bandbox bandbox

Definition(s):

  • (n) a light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats)

Usage(s):

  1. Chic as a Paris bandbox, its jet-black walls garnished with white lilies and orchids, the Blue Angel gave off more than a suggestion of the smarter mortuaries.
  2. Produced in February by a Village group only founded in October, The Respectful Prostitute throve so well in a bandbox that it is now tackling the big time.
  3. We have two rounds and then head for John Updike's bandbox.

News

  • Coughlin knows 1st prep for Cowboys will be a 'who'

    Tom Coughlin would love to know precisely who will be on the practice field on Monday, when the Giants begin preparation for the Sept. 8 regular-season opener against the Cowboys. But with so many banged-up regulars, that may not be possible. “You’d love to stand up on a bandbox...
    on August 31, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "It's not going to be a bandbox," general manager Jim Bowden said. "It's not going to be a hitter's park like Philadelphia or Cincinnati. It's not going to be a pitcher's park like RFK. I think it's going to be a balanced park that leans...
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Jim Bowden Source: SI.com

  2. "Howard hit two balls against the Nationals that he absolutely crushed that were only three rows deep," Rowand said. "You can call it a bandbox all you want, but it's not playing like one the last few days."
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Aaron Rowand Source: SI.com

  3. Four and a half decades ago a young writer named John Updike described it to perfection: "Fenway Park, in Boston, is a lyric little bandbox of a park. Everything is painted green and is in curiously sharp focus, like the inside of an old-fashioned...
    on Jul 7, 2006 By: John Updike Source: Washington Post

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