Sure enough, the General's parrot sat on its perch in the corner of the cramped cubbyhole that was his room.
Your own private retreat can be as simple as an attic cubbyhole or as sophisticated as a daybed.
When she had mentioned a games room before I had imagined a snug cubbyhole where several men would be sat around a baize table playing cards and smoking cigars.
she works in a cubbyhole next to his office
Ivy found herself in a miserable cubbyhole disguised as a room that she suddenly realized she would be sharing with that monster who had the audacity to think himself her husband.
It fits neatly into the cubbyhole next to my bed - my measurements must have been spot on when I checked the cubbyhole for size, because when I got the TV home, it literally could not be a millimetre taller or else it wouldn't have done.
He had a cubbyhole of a room in the very top of the Library of Congress, and stacks and stacks of records all around.
The bungalow was tiny, consisting of one bedroom, a living room, bathroom, a small cubbyhole where the kitchen crockery and utensils were kept, and an airy verandah which went round two sides of the building.
One of these places was my cubbyhole near the kitchens.
Many rooms have recessed cubbyhole walls, or even closets which you might like to open up, for exposed shelving.