Definition of booth
boothsplay \ˈbüthz, ˈbüths\
1 : a temporary shelter for livestock or field workers
2a : a stall or stand (as at a fair) for the sale or exhibition of goodsb (1) : a small enclosure affording privacy for one person at a time a telephone booth polling booths (2) : a small enclosure that isolates its occupant especially from patrons or customers a ticket booth (3) : an isolated enclosure used in sound recording or in broadcasting a radio boothc : an enclosed seating area (as in a restaurant) consisting typically of a table placed between two high-backed benches
Examples of booth in a sentence
A local sheep farmer has a booth at the county fair and is selling wool yarn.
We got hot dogs at one of the food booths.
They sat at a booth next to the window.
Recent Examples of booth from the web
Find a shadowy corner among the tables and booths and flirt your night away.
Aina Flask's Dee Yamamoto, in the booth at far right, and helpers, (l-r)
The VR film begins inside what looks like a traditional art fair, replete with thin walls and cubed booths, but the setting soon alters.
Even today, a woman’s arrival in the booth is momentous.
When police stopped him just north of the toll booths, his speech was slurred.
Considering its location, directly across the street from the White House, one can only imagine who’s conducting what business in the red leather booths.
The host will seat you at a booth or table in the high-ceilinged dining room with its tall windows, or out on the patio, which is particularly inviting at this time of year.
About the size of a phone booth and boasting 570 megapixels, the device took eight years to construct -- by astronomers, technicians, and engineers collaborating across three continents -- and is currently mounted to the Blanco telescope in Chile.
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Origin and Etymology of booth
Middle English bothe, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse būth booth; akin to Old English būan to dwell — more at bower
First Known Use: 13th century
Definition of Booth
family of American actors: Junius Brutus 1796–1852 b in England and his sons Edwin Thomas 1833–1893 and John Wilkes 1838–1865 assassin of Lincoln
Definition of Booth
William 1829–1912 English founder of Salvation Army father of: William Bramwell 1856–1929 Salvation Army general; Ballington 1857–1940 founder of Volunteers of America; Evangeline Cory 1865–1950 Salvation Army general
BOOTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of booth for English Language Learners
: a partially enclosed area or a small and usually temporary building where things are sold or displayed or services are provided
: a small area that is enclosed in order to provide privacy for one person
: an enclosed area for some kinds of workers that provides shelter and keeps them separated from the public
BOOTH Defined for Kids
Definition of booth for Students
1 : partly enclosed area or small building used for a particular purpose a ticket booth
2 : table in a restaurant between two benches with high backs
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