Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “dialog box”

dialog box

noun [C] ( UK also dialogue box)    
IT a small box that appears on a computer screen displaying information for the user and asking them to answer a question or make a choice : When the dialog box appears , click 'OK' to continue or ' Cancel ' to stop the download .
(Definition of dialog box noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of dialog box

Definitions of “dialog box” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More