Definition of booth
boothsplay \ˈbüthz, ˈbüths\
1 : a temporary shelter for livestock or field workers
2 a : a stall or stand (as at a fair) for the sale or exhibition of goods b (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 booth> c : a restaurant seating arrangement consisting of a table between two high-back 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.
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 Am. actors: Junius Brutus 1796–1852 b in England & his sons Edwin Thomas 1833–1893 & John Wilkes 1838–1865 assassin of Lincoln
Definition of Booth
William 1829–1912 Eng. founder of Salvation Army father of: William Bramwell 1856–1929 Salvation Army gen.; Ballington 1857–1940 founder of Volunteers of America; Evangeline Cory 1865–1950 Salvation Army gen.
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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