Xbox

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See also: XBox and X-box

English[edit]

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An original Xbox with a controller.

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From "DirectX box". In use since the announcement of the original Xbox in 2000.

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Xbox (plural Xboxes)

  1. (video games, trademark) Any of the home consoles in Microsoft's Xbox product line, especially the original Xbox.
    • 2015 June 24, “Top 10 Chinese Knockoffs of Foreign Products”, in China Uncensored[1], New Tang Dynasty Television, New Tang Dynasty Television, spoken by himself (Chris Chappell), 00:01:45 from the start:
      The Xbox or the Arcade Game Box? That's weird. They knocked off the look of the Xbox with the PlayStation controller.

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Xbox (third-person singular simple present Xboxes, present participle Xboxing, simple past and past participle Xboxed)

  1. (intransitive, video games, informal) To play a video game using an Xbox home console.
    • 2018, Shelley Aggarwal, Signe Darpinian, Wendy Sterling, No Weigh!: A Teen's Guide to Positive Body Image, Food, and Emotional Wisdom, London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, →ISBN, page 49:
      There's a time and a place for mindless activities (we don't need to make them a big deal) but, if done excessively, they don't exactly deliver what they promise. In other words, Xboxing for hours at a time may give you an illusion of rejuvenation but it doesn't truly make you feel rested.

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Xbox.

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Xbox m anim

  1. Xbox (video game console manufactured and distributed by Microsoft)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Xbox in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Xbox in Polish dictionaries at PWN