Definition of pencil box in English:

pencil box


  • A small box for pencils, pens, and other writing equipment.

    • ‘Rebecca took out her pencil box and set it onto the table.’
    • ‘She reached over and took out a black ball-point pen from her school pencil box.’
    • ‘Her pencils were pre-sharpened, thanks to her mother's careful packing of her pencil box the night before.’
    • ‘A new kind of pencil box seems to have caught the fancy of children.’
    • ‘She picked out a pencil from her pencil box and began to draw.’