Recent Examples of pay phone from the Web
Deals were often made on the restaurant’s pay phone, which was the first one installed in Hollywood.
Today, pay phones and the booths that hold them are so rare that an example in Arkansas has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Called a Link, this tower had replaced a curbside pay phone.
Clad in his red game-day pants, Osborne stood third in line to use one of the two pay phones in Iowa's Nile Kinick Stadium.
Myers went to a pay phone 14 minutes later on Montgomery Road and made a call.
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First Known Use of pay phone
PAY PHONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pay phone for English Language Learners
: a public telephone that you can use if you put coins into it or use a calling card to pay for your call
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