Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search



  • IPA(key): /ˈbʊkɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʊkɪŋ



  1. present participle of book


booking (countable and uncountable, plural bookings)

  1. The act or process of writing something down in a book or books, e.g. in accounting.
  2. A reservation for a service, such as travel or hotel accommodation.
  3. The engagement of a performer for a particular performance.
  4. (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.
  5. (law) The process of photographing, fingerprinting and recording the identifying data of a suspect following arrest.

Derived terms[edit]


The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.

See also[edit]