shadow-box

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shadow + box

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shadow-box (plural shadow-boxes)

  1. A diorama

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shadow-box (third-person singular simple present shadow-boxes, present participle shadow-boxing, simple past and past participle shadow-boxed)

  1. (boxing, martial arts) To practice moves without an actual opponent, often in front of a mirror.
    He was shadow-boxing to keep fit and practice before the big fight.

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