Definition of soapbox noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsəʊpbɒks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsoʊpbɑːks//
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  • a small temporary platform that somebody stands on to make a speech in a public place, usually outdoors I’ve got no urge to be a politician or stand on a soapbox.
  • Idioms (informal) to express the strong opinions that you have about a particular subject She’s on her soapbox about animal rights again!
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: soapbox