telephone booth

noun

Definition of telephone booth

: an enclosure within which one may stand or sit while making a telephone call

Examples of telephone booth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hardware itself is also cheaper and simpler than a typical planetary science mission—Nova-C is a slender five-footed hexagon about the size of a British telephone booth. Rebecca Boyle, Scientific American, 28 July 2022 On the bottom was a white tier featuring Union Jack bunting and was topped with a miniature version of a telephone booth and a recreation of the traditional British dish bangers and mash. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, 2 Mar. 2022 On the bottom was a white tier featuring Union Jack bunting and was topped with a miniature version of a telephone booth and a recreation of the traditional British dish bangers and mash. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, 2 Mar. 2022 On the bottom was a white tier featuring Union Jack bunting and was topped with a miniature version of a telephone booth and a recreation of the traditional British dish bangers and mash. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, 2 Mar. 2022 On the bottom was a white tier featuring Union Jack bunting and was topped with a miniature version of a telephone booth and a recreation of the traditional British dish bangers and mash. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, 2 Mar. 2022 On the bottom was a white tier featuring Union Jack bunting and was topped with a miniature version of a telephone booth and a recreation of the traditional British dish bangers and mash. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, 2 Mar. 2022 On the bottom was a white tier featuring Union Jack bunting and was topped with a miniature version of a telephone booth and a recreation of the traditional British dish bangers and mash. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, 2 Mar. 2022 On the bottom was a white tier featuring Union Jack bunting and was topped with a miniature version of a telephone booth and a recreation of the traditional British dish bangers and mash. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, 2 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of telephone booth

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of telephone booth was in 1888

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Last Updated

3 Aug 2022

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“Telephone booth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telephone%20booth. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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