Word forms: soapboxes
1. countable noun A soapbox is a small temporary platform on which a person stands when he or she is making a speech outdoors. ⇒ One of them climbed aboard a soapbox and began informing the locals why gays should be allowed in the military. ⇒ ...soapbox speeches. 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 about. ⇒ We were interested in pushing forward certain issues and getting up on our soapbox about them. ⇒ I wanted to talk about the pension age. It's rather a soapbox of mine.
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