a stall, compartment, or light structure for the sale of goods or for display purposes, as at a market, exhibition, or fair.
a small compartment or boxlike room for a specific use by one occupant: The customs officer came out of his booth as we drove up.There aren’t many telephone booths around anymore.
a small, temporary structure used by voters at elections.
a partly enclosed compartment or partitioned area, as in a restaurant or music store, equipped for a specific use by one or more persons.
a temporary structure of any material, as boughs, canvas, or boards, used especially for shelter; shed.
Other definitions for Booth (2 of 2)
Bal·ling·ton [bal-ing-tuhn], /ˈbæl ɪŋ tən/, 1859–1940, founder of the Volunteers of America 1896 (son of William Booth).
Edwin Thomas, 1833–93, U.S. actor (brother of John Wilkes Booth).
Evangeline Co·ry [kawr-ee, kohr-ee], /ˈkɔr i, ˈkoʊr i/, 1865?–1950, general of the Salvation Army 1934–39 (daughter of William Booth).
John Wilkes, 1838–65, U.S. actor: assassin of Abraham Lincoln (brother of Edwin Thomas Booth).
Junius Brutus, 1796–1852, English actor (father of Edwin and John Booth).
William "General Booth", 1829–1912, English religious leader: founder of the Salvation Army 1865.
William Bram·well [bram-wel, -wuhl], /ˈbræmˌwɛl, -wəl/, 1856–1929, general of the Salvation Army (son of William Booth).
a male given name.
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How to use booth in a sentence
However, his immediate transition from the field to the booth did not go nearly as well as that of former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.In second retirement, Jason Witten to coach at Dallas-area high school | Des Bieler | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Hypno would offer them things like photo booths and other camera platforms that allowed for interactivity.Capsule raises $2 million for its collaborative video platform aimed at brands | Sarah Perez | January 14, 2021 | TechCrunch
The guard booth out front will be the Department of Homeland Security.Gene Weingarten: It ain’t over until the fat man sings | Gene Weingarten | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
A few weeks later, I ran into Joe at the local Denny’s and joined him in his booth, where he gave me his version of the story.
I spent delightful evenings in the backyard garden or sitting in one of the booths or playing trivia on Monday nights.
Mr. Bachner found it by wandering through the market and identified a craftsmen here who works in a tiny booth.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech | Liza Foreman | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Visitors today can keep watch over the scene in the booth at the end of the bar that Capone and his cronies once occupied.
“We have undercover security,” says Vincent Zurzolo, the suave man in the blue suit in booth 2630 of New York Comic Con.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con | Sujay Kumar | October 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Daft Punk amplified the crowd in a way that changed my life and they never even left the booth.
By using these tools instead of standing behind the DJ booth, am I deviating too far away from that culture?
Barton booth died; a celebrated tragedian in the reign of queen Anne, author of some songs and minor pieces.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
It was in conjunction with Mr. booth that my father constructed the 'Rocket' engine.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
The custodian's booth was closed, but there was a small gate in the great entrance and we walked in.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
And Lamb said a four-letter word after he had hung up and laughed out loud in the phone booth.
See Fig. 85, a copy of a broken sepulchral slab, in which the prophets booth is reduced to a single branch of a gourd.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
British Dictionary definitions for booth (1 of 2)
a stall for the display or sale of goods, esp a temporary one at a fair or market
a small enclosed or partially enclosed room or cubicle, such as one containing a telephone (telephone booth) or one in which a person casts his or her vote at an election (polling booth)
two long high-backed benches with a long table between, used esp in bars and inexpensive restaurants
(formerly) a temporary structure for shelter, dwelling, storage, etc
British Dictionary definitions for Booth (2 of 2)
Edwin Thomas, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1833–93, US actor
John Wilkes, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1838–65, US actor; assassin of Abraham Lincoln
Junius Brutus (ˈdʒuːnɪəs ˈbruːtəs). 1796–1852, US actor, born in England
William . 1829–1912, British religious leader; founder and first general of the Salvation Army (1878)
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