English version

phone box

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Telephone, telegraph
phone boxˈphone box noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 phone_box.jpg TCTa small structure that is partly or completely enclosed, containing a public telephone
Examples from the Corpus
phone boxCharlie'd said he wanted to phone Lilian and when I come back over the road he was in a phone box.I leapt out of the car into a phone box, and rang through with an apology.Miracle: a phone box empty.Despite shock and scratches, she walked to a phone box to call help.She spotted the out-of-order phone box and drew up beside it.I rang his sister from a public phone box.She takes it and makes for the phone box.
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