phone booth


: a very small room or enclosed structure with a public telephone in it

Examples of phone booth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tyler allegedly became irritated by Bellino’s comment, then grabbed her and forced her into a phone booth, the complaint said. Jonah Valdez, Los Angeles Times, 3 Nov. 2023 On the way there, Tyler allegedly forced her into a phone booth, kissed her and groped her. Rebecca Cohen, NBC News, 2 Nov. 2023 Tyler then allegedly grabbed Bellino by the hand and forced her into a nearby phone booth. Madison Bloom, Pitchfork, 2 Nov. 2023 Read full article But like a mild-mannered reporter at a metropolitan newspaper, Daniel Jones emerged from his phone booth, led four touchdown drives in the second half, and saved football in New York City for 2023. Ben Volin,, 18 Sep. 2023 So choice looks like private workspaces, phone booth cubicles, private, quiet libraries, small three to four person conference rooms. Fortune Editors, Fortune, 15 Sep. 2023 Wind phones originated in Japan — the brainchild of architect Itaru Sasaki, who purchased an old phone booth and set it up in his garden to carry on conversations with his late cousin who died of cancer. Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune, 7 July 2023 Another item preserved for history is an old phone booth that stood in the complex. CBS News, 8 Sep. 2023 The Boone station has two 180-kW chargers (with two plugs each), promising the biggest blast of electricity to hit a Circle K parking lot since Bill and Ted's phone booth. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 3 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Phone booth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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