phone box

noun

Definition of phone box

British

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

Word by Word Definitions

phoneplay
  1. :  a speech sound considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the sound system of a language

  1. :  telephone

    :  earphone

  1. :  telephone

  1. :  an evergreen shrub or small tree (genus Buxus of the family Buxaceae, the box family) with opposite entire leaves and capsular fruits

    :  a widely cultivated shrub (B. sempervirens) used for hedges, borders, and topiary figures

  1. :  a rigid typically rectangular container with or without a cover : such as

    :  an open cargo container of a vehicle

    :  coffin

  1. :  to enclose in or as if in a box

  1. :  a punch or slap especially on the ear

  1. :  to hit (as the ears) with the hand

    :  to engage in boxing with

    :  to fight with the fists :  engage in boxing


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