Definition of payphone in English:


Line breaks: pay|phone
Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪfəʊn


A public telephone that is operated by coins or by a credit or prepaid card.
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  • So why should payphone cards and prepay cellphones be any different?
  • Calls from mobile phones and payphones generated a higher rate of communication problems than those from land lines.
  • British Telecom has selected 15 public payphones in Bexley for removal.

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