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SOAPBOX

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does soapbox mean? 

SOAPBOX (noun)
  The noun SOAPBOX has 2 senses:

1. a crate for packing soap
2. a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

  Familiarity information: SOAPBOX used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOAPBOX (noun)


Sense 1soapbox [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A crate for packing soap

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("soapbox" is a kind of...):

crate (a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping)


Sense 2soapbox [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

ambo; dais; podium; pulpit; rostrum; soapbox; stump

Hypernyms ("soapbox" is a kind of...):

platform (a raised horizontal surface)


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