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Definition of "boxy" []

  • Resembling a box, especially in simplicity or rectangularity. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "boxy" in a sentence
  • "Admittedly it’s a strange idea to build a book around, but ultimately the project is beautifully executed in boxy paperback form."
  • "Now that people are accustomed to even TV shows like Lost being shot in widescreen and of course so many people own widescreen TVs, knuckleheads are going back and screwing around with classic shows like this shot in the "boxy" 4:3 ratio so that they can "fill up" a widescreen TV."
  • "Now that people are accustomed to even TV shows like Lost being shot in widescreen and of course so many people own widescreen TVs, knuckleheads are going back and screwing around with classic shows like this shot in the "boxy" 4: 3 ratio so that they can "fill up" a widescreen TV."