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Definition of "icebox" [icebox]

  • An insulated chest or box into which ice is placed, used for cooling and preserving food. (noun)
  • A refrigerator. (noun)

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 "icebox" in a sentence
  • "I started two days ago, emptying and filling the tray again - not continuously, just when I had the chance - and now my icebox is full of cute and slightly menacing Halloween ice cubes!"
  • "The icebox was a refrigerator that looked almost the same as the one at Justin's house back in the home timeline, except that one wasn't pink."
  • "Even what's referred to as the icebox of the nation, International Falls, had its warmest March ever."