shadow box: Meaning and Definition of
- a shallow, rectangular frame fronted with a glass panel, used to show and at the same time protect items on display, as paintings, coins, or jewelry. Also called
Pronunciation: (shad'ō-boks"), [key]
- to make the motions of attack and defense, as in boxing, as a training or conditioning procedure.
- to evade or avoid direct or decisive action.
- shadowbox (Thesaurus)