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
Undecided voters broke for Mr. Trump in the final days of the race, or in the voting booth.
Awaiting them will be nearly 300 vendor booths featuring arts and crafts, local and regional businesses, service clubs and religious organizations.
The community festival begins at 11 a.m. at Scoville Park, 800 Lake St., with more than 100 Oak Park entities setting up activity and information booths, while local restaurants will be serving food nearby.
Analyst Gary Danielson returns for his 12th season in the booth for the SEC on CBS, while Allie LaForce is back as sideline reporter.
The police booth and fruit stand are decorated with posters of Ahmad Shah Massoud, the legendary anti-Soviet militia leader who was assassinated in 2001.
The festival includes 200 vendor booths selling unique handmade goods, live entertainment, a Kids’ Zone, lemon-themed contests, craft beer garden and of course, lots and lots of lemons.
There are cushy booths and a curvilinear bar that draws you to its bosom.
There are free activities for the kids and an animal-shelter booth where kids can meet puppies available for adoption.
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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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