Definition of Cubbyhole

1. Noun. A small compartment.

Exact synonyms: Pigeonhole
Generic synonyms: Compartment
Derivative terms: Pigeonhole



2. Noun. A small secluded room.
Exact synonyms: Cubby, Snug, Snuggery
Generic synonyms: Room
Derivative terms: Snug

Definition of Cubbyhole

1. Noun. A small, cramped room. ¹

2. Noun. A small compartment; a pigeonhole. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cubbyhole

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubbyhole

cubature
cubature unit
cubatures
cubbed
cubbies
cubbing
cubbings
cubbish
cubbridge-head
cubbridge-heads
cubby
cubby hole
cubby holes
cubby house
cubby houses
cubbyhole (current term)
cubbyholes
cube
cube-shaped
cube out
cube pessary
cube root
cube roots
cube steak
cube steaks
cube with handles
cubeb
cubeb berry
cubeb cigarette
cubeb vine

Literary usage of Cubbyhole

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1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1896)
"He picked his way over the flower-pots and behind the boxes to where he squeezed through the long and well-concealed passage to his cubbyhole, and Miss Oo, ..."

2. Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England by J. F. Packard (1880)
"The Arab sits in his cubbyhole smoking his pipe. His cubbyhole is about six feet square and two feet from the ground. He sits with his legs crossed, ..."

3. Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S by John Russell Young (1879)
"The Arab merchant sits in his cubbyhole smoking his pipe. His cubbyhole is about six feet square and two feet from the ground. He sits with his legs crossed ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"At that period, and for some time to come, we had no laboratory facilities and scarcely any place we could call our own. A little cubbyhole was apportioned ..."

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