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
Each was advertised beforehand and geared toward local interests — things like Mexican food, pizza, photo booths, and cornhole – at a cost of between $700 and $3,000.
Sarah was a big supporter of Planned Parenthood, and there was pushback [against their booths] in certain parts of America.
Local artists and vendors will be selling their art and will have a face painting booth.
Carnival rides/games: Tickets for carnival rides and games can be purchased at booths inside the park.
Features juried artists, festival food, children’s fun zone, games raffles, food, silent auction, history display, pet contest, beer booth and fireworks (10 p.m. Tuesday).
There are discussion panels, workshops, demonstrations, model building, video game tournaments, fan meet ups, and art and merchandise booths by 50 vendors and artists.
A registration booth will be set up directly outside the attraction site.
Activities will include live entertainment, music, a rock wall, booths and a bounce house.
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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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