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cardboardbox (plural cardboardboxes)

  1. (nonstandard) Alternative form of cardboard box
    • 1959, United Asia, volume 11, page 232 ([1]):
      I used to visit three old sisters who existed on the home sweated trade of cardboardbox making.
    • 2007, Tarun J. Tejpal, The Alchemy of Desire, page 207 ([2]):
      The passage of girlish fun, frolic, fantasies turning to soul-deadening routine as parents and tradition and clan conspire to make a cardboardbox out of a tree. Pre-package and close every possibility of life. [] The tree cut into a cardboardbox even as it was beginning to grow.