soapboxes

soapbox

[sohp-boks]
noun
1.
Also, soap box. an improvised platform, as one on a street, from which a speaker delivers an informal speech, an appeal, or political harangue.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a speaker or speech from a soapbox.

Origin:
1650–60; soap + box1

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soapbox (ˈsəʊpˌbɒks)
 
n
1.  a box or crate for packing soap
2.  a crate used as a platform for speech-making
3.  a child's homemade racing cart consisting of a wooden box set on a wooden frame with wheels and a steerable front axle

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