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telephone booth

noun
1.
a more or less soundproof booth containing a public telephone.
Also called, especially British, telephone box.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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  • Today, a trip to the bank usually means a moment or two at something not much larger than a telephone booth.
  • Why, that mamma is so big she can't even get into a telephone booth.
  • For the security of your vehicle, you must park under the lights by the telephone booth.
  • Use a telephone booth where you can close the door, or wait until you're at a less public location to make the call.
  • Dwayne had been shot in the back and was lying near a telephone booth.
  • Policemen on television are oafs who couldn't find a bull fiddle inside a telephone booth.

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