Icebox definition

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A refrigerator.
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A cabinet, box, or room with ice in it for keeping foods, etc., cold.
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(old-fashioned) A similar cabinet or room operating by mechanical refrigeration.
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A box or compartment containing ice. [from 19th c.]
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(UK) A compartment in a refrigerator that is colder than the rest of the refrigerator and is used as a freezer.
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(US) A refrigerator. [from 20th c.]
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(US slang) A prison. [from 20th c.]
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Agreeable, awesome. (as a superlative of cool)
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An insulated chest or box into which ice is placed, used for cooling and preserving food.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
icebox
Plural:
iceboxes

Origin of icebox

  • From ice +‎ box.

    From Wiktionary