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adj. box·i·er, box·i·est
Resembling a box, especially in simplicity or rectangularity.

box′i·ness n.


the quality of being boxy
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We always kind of liked the aesthetic " the raw, modern boxiness of it," Rader said.
I didn't see darkness so much as I projected, through my other senses, the outlines of spaces I was moving through--the wide boxiness of a classroom with its sound-muffling carpeting; the echoes of a skinny hallway stretching far ahead.
The clever trick is that the designers have disguised the car's inherent boxiness with neat detailing like the split high-level tail lights.
I don't like the boxiness or the bright white lettering on the side, and the controls look cheap (even though they aren't).
The latest version isn't a bad looking car, particularly in a segment that has boxiness as its basic blueprint in order to maximise practicality.
The latest version is easy on the eye, even bringing an element of design flair to a segment that has boxiness as its basic blueprint.
The new redesign has smoothed out the boxiness, given it a sexier rear and a bolder chrome grill.
com Hardware The PS4 is sleek, simple and stylish, with sharp angular lines to offset its natural boxiness.
Second, whether minivans embrace their essential boxiness or not, they aren't exactly cool.
The previous champion of boxiness, the Scion xB, demonstrated thatAuas youth-oriented and Japan-chic as these square vehicles areAuolder consumers liked them too.
Plant the carton in your parents' fridge, give them some time to equate orange boxiness with supermellow funtimes and then pull the switcheroo.