IPA: ˈaɪsbɑks


  • A box or compartment containing ice, typically used to keep provisions cool.
  • (UK) A compartment in a refrigerator that is colder than the rest of the refrigerator and is used as a freezer.
  • (US, dated) A refrigerator.
  • (US, slang) A city with a cold or snowy climate.
  • (US, slang) A prison.
  • (US, slang) A morgue.


  • (slang) agreeable, awesome. (as a superlative of cool)

Examples of "icebox" in Sentences

  • They had a major hit with the song Icebox.
  • I think I'll just stick with the icebox, thanks.
  • Thus the need for an icebox, and thereby an icepick.
  • The example they used was the old fashioned "icebox".
  • Then form into a large roll and chill in icebox overnight.
  • The cake is then left overnight in the refrigerator or icebox .
  • Fitz found the Cold Phone in his icebox, ringing with a rattle.
  • This is why the icebox, the predecessor of the refrigerator, worked.
  • For many years, Lathers also supplied the iceboxes of area resorters.
  • For this reason, a refrigerator is sometimes referred to as an icebox.
  • A layer of insulation material is provided between the walls of the icebox.
  • Even what's referred to as the icebox of the nation, International Falls, had its warmest March ever.
  • Zundfolge: My father called the refrigerator the "icebox" and his stereo system the "vic" short for Victrola.
  • I get funny looks if I say "icebox" for refrigerator; I don't know if that's a dialect difference or a generational difference.
  • The icebox was a refrigerator that looked almost the same as the one at Justin's house back in the home timeline, except that one wasn't pink.
  • Then the Chairman turns to something truly important: the freezing cold temperatures in our "icebox," noting correctly that we are cheering the fact that the AC here is crapped out.
  • I started two days ago, emptying and filling the tray again - not continuously, just when I had the chance - and now my icebox is full of cute and slightly menacing Halloween ice cubes!
  • Maybe this is just a sign of my middle age, but I still use terms like "icebox" even though the thing in the kitchen that keeps food cold isn't technically a box with a block of ice in the top.
  • It may be too late to sway your vote for the presidential election, but Philadelphia Sculptors, a local coalition of artists, has put this show together in the Crane Arts Building in a room ironically called the icebox to bring consciousness to the topic in a new and profound way.

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