booby prize

noun

Definition of booby prize

1 :an award for the poorest performance in a game or competition
2 :an acknowledgment of notable inferiority

First Known Use of booby prize

1884


BOOBY PRIZE Defined for English Language Learners

booby prize

noun

Definition of booby prize for English Language Learners

  • : a prize that is given as a joke to the person who finishes last in a competition


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