Definition of tickey box in English:

tickey box


South African
  • A public telephone.

    • ‘There was a tickey box in the hallway of Sunbeam House, on the second floor.’
    • ‘Antiquated typewriters have long since been replaced by computers; e-mails for telegrams and cell-phones for tickey boxes.’
    • ‘That and the tickey box at the hostel were my connection with ‘home’.’
    • ‘Thus I will probably sit and plot my next request for a little bit before I have fun with the tickey boxes again.’