Definition of phone box noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


phone box

BrE BrE//ˈfəʊn bɒks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfoʊn bɑːks//
(also telephone box, telephone kiosk, call box) (all British English) Communication devices
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a small unit with walls and a roof, containing a public telephone, in the street, etc. When the car broke down, I walked to the nearest phone box to call the garage. See related entries: Communication devices