cubby-hole


cubby-hole
[[t]kʌ̱bi hoʊl[/t]]
cubby-holes
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A cubby-hole is a very small room or space for storing things.

This is my office, my little cubbyhole...

It's in the cubby hole under the stairs.


English dictionary. 2008.

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