Meaning of soapbox

soap•box

Pronunciation: (sōp'boks"), [key]
— n.
  1. an improvised platform, as one on a street, from which a speaker delivers an informal speech, an appeal, or political harangue.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a speaker or speech from a soapbox.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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