tollbooth

noun toll·booth \ ˈtōl-ˌbüth \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of tollbooth

: a booth (as on a highway or bridge) where tolls are paid

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Origin and Etymology of tollbooth

Middle English tolbothe, tollbothe tollbooth, town hall, jail, from tol, toll toll + bothe booth


TOLLBOOTH Defined for English Language Learners

tollbooth

noun

Definition of tollbooth for English Language Learners

  • : a small building where you pay a toll to use a road or bridge



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