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squawk box

noun, Informal.
1.
the speaker of a public-address system or an intercom system; loudspeaker.
2.
an intercom system.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • The last one is waist-high, smaller than the others, and resembles a stunted drive-through squawk box.
  • Chu's job today is to monitor the output from the squawk box.
Slang definitions & phrases for squawk box

squawk box

noun phrase

A military public address system; bitch box (WWII Navy)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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