phone box


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

Examples of phone box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kondo has partnered with Stolp to design and develop an innovative phone box to digitally decompress—and its aesthetically pleasing enough to be considered decor. Sharon Greenthal, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 May 2024 My clearest memory of the day is this: standing in a phone box outside the hospital, the sticky receiver held to my ear, complaining to my father that I had been lied to, and that a needle was coming my way. Madeleine Watts, Harper's Magazine, 11 May 2022

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“Phone box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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