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1A small enclosed space or room.‘she works in a cubbyhole next to his office’
compartment, pigeonhole, nichesmall room, booth, cubicleView synonyms
- ‘One of these places was my cubbyhole near the kitchens.’
- ‘The centre console is more modern, the dash more interesting and the car retains the myriad cubbyholes and storage areas that have made it such a practical vehicle in the past.’
- ‘Outdoor play space also should include cubbyholes or spaces that can serve as role-game features.’
- ‘Ivy found herself in a miserable cubbyhole disguised as a room that she suddenly realized she would be sharing with that monster who had the audacity to think himself her husband.’
- ‘Familiar bends and twists in the hallway lead her past cubbyholes and labs of other researchers.’
- ‘He looked in all the rooms, searching for a cubbyhole that would hold a bed.’
- ‘When she had mentioned a games room before I had imagined a snug cubbyhole where several men would be sat around a baize table playing cards and smoking cigars.’
- ‘The cabin is well-planned and has generous storage spaces, with two deep cubbyholes either side of the central console, plus a double-lidded glove box.’
- ‘Many rooms have recessed cubbyhole walls, or even closets which you might like to open up, for exposed shelving.’
- ‘He opened the connecting door between his cabin and Gregor's cubbyhole.’
- ‘The workstation and its cubbyholes are meticulously planned with no wasted space.’
- ‘It's fairly small for its type with only a single row of cubbyholes across the back.’
- ‘Sure enough, the General's parrot sat on its perch in the corner of the cramped cubbyhole that was his room.’
- ‘It fits neatly into the cubbyhole next to my bed - my measurements must have been spot on when I checked the cubbyhole for size, because when I got the TV home, it literally could not be a millimetre taller or else it wouldn't have done.’
- ‘You're cooped up all day with dozens of other reporters in a space that is about the size of your average suburban house - briefing room upstairs, a warren of cubbyholes and desks in the basement downstairs.’
- ‘Inside, there are lots of cubbyholes and larger storage areas, and the fascia controls for heating, audio system and security are nice and large.’
- ‘Preparations to depart took a long time, so I unpacked and stowed my belongings in the many drawers, cabinets and cubbyholes in the cabin, took a shower to rinse off the sweat, then settled in to read a book.’
- ‘He had a cubbyhole of a room in the very top of the Library of Congress, and stacks and stacks of records all around.’
- ‘Your own private retreat can be as simple as an attic cubbyhole or as sophisticated as a daybed.’
- ‘The bungalow was tiny, consisting of one bedroom, a living room, bathroom, a small cubbyhole where the kitchen crockery and utensils were kept, and an airy verandah which went round two sides of the building.’
- 1.1South African A glove compartment in a car.
- ‘My favourite creature comfort: the air-conditioned cubbyhole; just the place to keep a cold drink in hot weather.’
- ‘I listen to the radio, and there is always the Blarney Brothers CD on hand in the cubbyhole as an alternative.’
- ‘The cubbyhole was hanging open and so was the ashtray, neither of which I ever use unless I am transporting contraband.’
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