Meaning of shoebox

shoe•box

Pronunciation: (sh'boks"), [key]
— n.
  1. an oblong cardboard box of a standard size used to package a pair of shoes for sale.
  2. any house, building, or other construction likened to a shoebox because of its shape or cramped area.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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