Word forms: plural soapboxes
1. countable noun
One of them climbed aboard a soapbox and began informing the locals why gays should
be allowed in the military.
2. countable noun
If you say
that someone is on their soapbox
, you mean that they are speaking or writing
about something they have strong feelings
We were interested in pushing forward certain issues and getting up on our soapbox
I wanted to talk about the pension age. It's rather a soapbox of mine.
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