booking office


Definition of booking office

chiefly British
: a ticket office especially : one in a railroad station

Examples of booking office in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then there are the ritual humiliations and abuses of Black women under police detention being paraded half-nude into booking offices, or hog-tied and dragged out of a police cruiser, or tased while handcuffed in a restraining chair. Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, The New Republic, "Naming the Threat," 2 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of booking office

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Booking office.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of booking office

British : a place in a train station or bus station where people can buy tickets

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