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adjective as in blocky

adjective as in square

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The boxy cut of unisex styles might be too loose in some areas and not provide optimal insulation.

It’s made of a thick, high-loft polyester, with a boxy cut and high collar, all of which means it feels more like a wearable blanket than a piece of clothing.

Some will contain the boxy lettering of children just learning to write.

In fact, in February 2020, HTC unveiled a concept model called “Project Proton” that made the boxy VR headset look almost like a pair of really sleek ski goggles.

That’s part of what makes those boxy, spacious electric vehicle concepts we see so often possible.

That boxy, black desktop, which cost CERN around $10,000 at the time, has spawned a sprawling and largely unregulated universe.

A boxy white overcoat with a plunging neckline was a highlight, as was as a sand-colored crepe dress with an equally low neckline.

Boxy flannel and messy tears might as well have been a corset and a come-hither pout in The Perfect Storm.

Imagine—if EOB had been knocked down—a postwar milquetoast, boxy structure in its place.

Like Mrs. Obama, she wore simple sleeveless dresses and coats or boxy suits.

In the street, in the shadow of tall buildings, a boxy sedan was parked at the curb.

You and Kittie are getting so orderly and band-boxy-fied, that there's no pleasure living.

They are not so band-boxy as they were, but remind me of an old, mongrel dog I once owned.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boxy, such as: blockish, boxlike, chunky, compact, heavyset, and solid.

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