WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
soap•box or  soap box /ˈsoʊpˌbɑks/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a stand or platform, such as one set up on a street, from which a speaker delivers a speech or political comment.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
soap•box  (sōpboks′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Also,  soap box′. 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.
  • soap + box1 1650–60


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

soapbox /ˈsəʊpˌbɒks/ n
  1. a box or crate for packing soap
  2. a crate used as a platform for speech-making
  3. a child's homemade racing cart consisting of a wooden box set on a wooden frame with wheels and a steerable front axle



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