soapbox definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a box or crate for soap
- ☆ any improvised platform used by a person () making an informal, often impassioned speech to a street audience, as on a current, controversial issue
soapbox definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A carton in which soap is packed.
- A temporary platform used while making an impromptu or nonofficial public speech.
To engage in impromptu or nonofficial public speaking, often flamboyantly.
soapbox - Computer Definition
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A user-generated video sharing facility on MSN. Soapbox was launched in 2006 and discontinued in 2009.
soapbox - Phrases/Idioms
on (one's) soapbox
Speaking one's views passionately or self-importantly.