boxy boxy  /ˈbɑk si/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resembling a box in rectangularity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Just around the corner, a boxy Fiat cuts us off and sends us veering into the gutter.
  2. By the 1970s, the sheer quantity of mediocre boxy office buildings had given the style a bad name.
  3. Kind of big, boxy suits and turtlenecks, and her hair was in a flip.

News

  1. Auto Outlook: Corollas, Jeeps, buttons, knobs and backup cameras

    AL SWANSON || UPI Auto Writer I had a girlfriend in college who had a 1970 Toyota Corolla. Back in the day the boxy Japanese compact was a novelty, sort of like what early buyers of Hyundai and Kia vehicles experienced when they drove South Korean cars in the early 1990s.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Styling stands out on '13 Ford Flex

    The bold, boxy exterior of the Ford Flex is such a forceful statement, it can distract from the other notable features of this generously sized, six- to seven-passenger crossover vehicle.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. Styling in the Ford Flex is standout feature

    The bold, boxy exterior of the Ford Flex is such a forceful statement, it can distract from the other notable features of this generously sized, six- to seven-passenger crossover vehicle.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Eastern Shore News

Quotes

  1. "I don't want to sit in front of you and be soap-boxy and fake and say, `I love myself, I'm beautiful, it's great,'" says Banks, who is 5 feet 10 inches tall. "I still feel hot, but every day is different. It's when I put on the jeans that...
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: Tyra Banks Source: FOXNews

  2. Ms Obama's fashion choices "projected a simpler, streamlined, more modern attitude, rejecting the ridiculous idea that the only way for a first lady to dress is in the dreaded White House standard-issue uniform - the boxy, anonymous suit that always...
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Anna Wintour Source: ABC Online

  3. "We went with opposites," says Stanton. "She's clean, white, floating, and he's dirty, boxy, touching the ground. WALL--E is this little dump truck, a little compactor, and he's like a bicycle or lawn mower or motorcycle, because you look at...
    on Jun 22, 2008 By: Andrew Stanton Source: Trading Markets (press release)

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