- book|ingS3 [ˈbukıŋ] n1.) an arrangement to travel by train, use a hotel room etc at a particular time in the future▪ bookings on cruise ships▪ I made a booking for two double rooms.▪ I'm calling to confirm my booking (=say definitely that I want to travel etc) .▪ If you cancel your booking , there will be a small charge.▪ Places on the course are limited and advance booking is essential.block booking(=a booking for a large number of dates, seats, rooms etc)2.) an arrangement made by a performer to perform at a particular time in the future3.) BrE the act of writing a football player's name in a book as a punishment for breaking the rules
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.