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English[]

Etymology[]

ice +‎ box, as before electric refrigeration it was literally a box loaded with ice to keep things cold

Noun[]

Wikipedia

Singular
Icebox

Plural
es

Icebox (es)

  1. A box containing ice, used to keep food cold.
  2. (British) A compartment in a refrigerator that is colder than the rest of the refrigerator and is used as a freezer.
  3. (US) A refrigerator.

Adjective[]

Icebox (not comparable)

Positive
Icebox

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. agreeable, awesome.

Quotations[]

  • 1982, Alexei Sayle, The Young Ones [1]
    MIKE: Yeah, yeah, so. So we'll forget about the rent, we'll pay you another time, is that cool?
    BALOWSKI: Yes, that's absolutely icebox! See you later, Ford Anglia!

Translations[]

fr:icebox my:icebox pl:icebox fi:icebox sv:icebox

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