cell phone lot


variants or less commonly cell phone parking lot or cell lot
plural cell phone lots also cell phone parking lots or cell lots
: a short-term airport parking lot that is designated for use by people waiting to be alerted by cell phone to pick up arriving travelers and that is usually free of charge
Use the FREE cell phone lots when picking up passengers. Simply wait in the cell lot until your party calls you after they retrieve their luggage.Vicki Karr
… Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport … has opened a new cell phone parking lot. The new lot will enable drivers to park free of charge until their arriving party is ready to be picked up in the baggage claim area.Sarasota Magazine (online)

Word History

First Known Use

2004, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cell phone lot was in 2004

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“Cell phone lot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cell%20phone%20lot. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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