What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

telephone booth

a more or less soundproof booth containing a public telephone.
Also called, especially British, telephone box.
Origin of telephone booth
1895-1900, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for telephone booth
  • 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.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for telephone booth

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for telephone

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with telephone booth