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, 2 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of booking office was in 1814

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Cite this Entry

“Booking office.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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