noun. a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables.
- safe-deposit box
- safety deposit box
- deposit box
- box (English)
- box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- lock (English)
- locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Example sentences of the word lockbox
1. Noun, singular or mass
If the lockbox is on something that cannot be taken apart, you can cut the lock off with a reciprocating saw.
Real estate tax collectors also utilize lockbox payments by having the checks mailed to a post office box.