pay phone

noun

Definition of pay phone

  1. :  a usually coin-operated public telephone

1936

First Known Use of pay phone

1936


PAY PHONE Defined for English Language Learners

pay phone

noun

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pay phone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a harsh rebuke

Get Word of the Day daily email!