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verb [transitive] computing     inbox pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleinboxing
past tenseinboxed
past participleinboxed
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  1. to send a private message or email to someone on a social networking site

    She inboxed me yesterday, but I’ve only just read it.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 6/10/2010


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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