Associations to the word «Booking»


BOOKING, verb. Present participle of book
BOOKING, noun. The act or process of writing something down in a book or books, e.g. in accounting.
BOOKING, noun. A reservation for a service, such as accommodation in an hotel.
BOOKING, noun. The engagement of a performer for a particular performance.
BOOKING, noun. (sports) The issuing of a caution which is usually written down in a book, and results in a yellow card or (after two bookings) a red card, that is to say, the player is sent from the field of play.
BOOKING, noun. (legal) The process of photographing, fingerprinting and recording identifying data of a suspect following arrest.

Dictionary definition

BOOKING, noun. Employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings throughout the summer".
BOOKING, noun. The act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group); "wondered who had made the booking".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats