Definition of Telephone booth

1. Noun. Booth for using a telephone.

Exact synonyms: Call Box, Phone Booth, Telephone Box, Telephone Kiosk
Generic synonyms: Booth, Cubicle, Kiosk, Stall

Definition of Telephone booth

1. Noun. a small enclosure housing a public telephone ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telephone Booth

telephone answering machine
telephone bell
telephone bill
telephone book
telephone booth (current term)
telephone booths
telephone box
telephone call
telephone calls
telephone card
telephone cards
telephone circuit
telephone company
telephone conference
telephone conversation
telephone cord
telephone dial
telephone directories
telephone directory

Literary usage of Telephone booth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Heating and Ventilation by B.F. Sturtevant Company (1914)
"telephone booth Ventilation The necessary tightness of construction of a sound ... STURTEVANT telephone booth VENTILATOR. » the fan blows directly into it, ..."

2. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1913)
"She was testifying as to what plaintiff said while in the telephone booth. That a conversation between plaintiff and the officer of defendant was had at the ..."

3. L. R. A. as Authorities: Including the Citations of Each Case as a Precedent Lawyers' reports annotated, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers' reports annotated, United States Supreme Court (1914)
"88 XE 591. holding that motor-man off duty between trips, killed while in defendant's telephone booth arranging to have a substitute take his place is not ..."

4. Statistical Report by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept (1906)
"telephone booth was established at Fourteenth avenue and Fiftieth street, connecting with the One Hundred and Seventy-second Precinct. ..."

5. Detailed Exhibits of the Physical Property and Intangible Values of the by Bion Joseph Arnold, George Weston (1908)
"3 poles each $ 3.75 1 headlight in telephone booth 15.00 25 Ib. Hanna's solid oil 3.75 103rd St. and Michigan Ave. 1 trolley pole holder' 3 poles 3.75 1 ..."

6. A Magnificent Farce: And Other Diversions of a Book-collector by Alfred Edward Newton (1921)
"Entering the telephone booth, I took up the receiver, and without any preliminaries I requested him to go to the devil, and promptly. ..."

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