Definition of kiosk
1 : an open summerhouse or pavilion
2 : a small structure with one or more open sides that is used to vend merchandise (such as newspapers) or services (such as film developing)
3 : a small stand-alone device providing information and services on a computer screen <a museum with interactive kiosks>
Examples of kiosk in a sentence
She sells souvenirs at a kiosk in the mall.
You can pick up your plane tickets at one of the airport's kiosks.
Origin and Etymology of kiosk
Turkishköşk, from Persian kūshk portico
First Known Use: 1625
KIOSK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kiosk for English Language Learners
: a small store in a building or on the street where things (such as newspapers or candy) are sold
: a small structure that provides information and services on a computer screen
KIOSK Defined for Kids
Definition of kiosk for Students
1 : a small light structure with one or more open sides used especially to sell merchandise or services
2 : a small structure that provides information and services on a computer screen
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