Definition of telephone box in English:

telephone box

Line breaks: tele|phone box

noun

British
A public booth or enclosure from which telephone calls can be made.
More example sentences
  • The appellant was watched using a public telephone box.
  • A further two young teenagers have been given formal cautions after they admitted causing criminal damage to vehicles and a public telephone box.
  • The disappearance of a public telephone box near the Station has left residents angry about a lack of consultation.

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