box seat


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box seat

n.
1. A seat in a box at a public place of entertainment, such as a theater or stadium.
2. A storage box on a coach, the lid of which serves as a seat for the driver.

box seat

n
1. (Theatre) a seat in a theatre box
2. in the box seat Brit and Austral and NZ in the best position

box′ seat′


n.
a seat in a box at the theater, opera, etc.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.box seat - a special seat in a theater or grandstand box
box, loge - private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
covered stand, grandstand - a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
2.box seat - the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
coach-and-four, four-in-hand, coach - a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
References in classic literature ?
And all the time she was looking backward to the day, seemingly so long ago, when she sat on the box seat for the first time, her legs dangling in the air, too short to reach the footboard.
He had reached the temple of mirth just as Ajax's act was commencing, and having purchased a box seat was now leaning breathlessly over the rail watching every move of the great ape, his eyes wide in wonder.
When I booked my place at the coach office I had had 'Box Seat' written against the entry, and had given the book-keeper half-a-crown.
JULIAN ALAPHILIPPE: Still in box seat after 11 days in the Yellow Jersey, but is expected to fade in the three brutal Alpine stages.
Perry took 7-22 as Australia clinched a whitewash victory in the one-day part of the multi-format series earlier this month, and the all-rounder's patient 84 not out put her side in the box seat at Taunton.
It was Guptill who threw the ball and he feels that the Kiwis were 'right in the box seat' up until the third ball.
The FA announced in March England's third home qualifier would be played away from the national stadium - and St Mary's is in the box seat to host the Kosovo match on September 10.
RICHARD COCKERILL has challenged his Edinburgh troops to put themselves in the "box seat" to claim a shock Champions Cup quarter-final slot.
The en suite master bedroom has his/hers double California closets and a window with box seat. An upstairs room can serve as a screening room and includes a projector, large viewing screen.
For cash, EPS and non-Bench MasterCard transactions, every P600 single-receipt purchase entitles buyers to one General Admission seat; a P1,200 single-receipt purchase is equivalent to one Upper Box seat; and a P2,500 single-receipt purchase gets one Lower Box seat.
Frankie always in the box seat. She travelled like a dream.