Booth definition

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A small, partially enclosed compartment with a table and seats, as in some restaurants.
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Family of actors, including Junius Brutus (1796–1852), a British-born Shakespearean actor who in 1821 immigrated to the United States, and his sons Edwin Thomas (1833–1893), noted for his portrayal of Hamlet, and John Wilkes (1838–1865), the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.
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The definition of a booth is a stall for a business at a convention, a place to vote, a partially enclosed place to sit at a restaurant, or a place to house a telephone.

An example of a booth is a temporary stand for a book publisher at a writing convention.

An example of a booth is the curtained area that you go inside to vote privately.

An example of a booth is the bench seats with only one side open that you can choose at a restaurant.

An example of a booth is the glass room that you go inside to call on a pay phone.

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A small stall for the display and sale of goods.
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A small, often enclosed compartment, usually accommodating only one person.

A voting booth.

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A small enclosed compartment with a window, used to separate the occupant from others.

A ticket booth.

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A stall for the sale or display of goods, as at markets and fairs.
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A small temporary structure or enclosure for voting at elections.
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A small permanent structure or enclosure to house a sentry, public telephone, etc.
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(person) 1859-1940; founder of Volunteers of America (1896): son of William.
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(person) 1833-93; U.S. actor: son of Junius Brutus.
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(person) 1865-1950; U.S. general of Salvation Army, born in England: daughter of William.
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(person) 1838-65; U.S. actor: assassin of Abraham Lincoln: son of Junius Brutus.
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(person) 1796-1852; U.S. actor, born in England.
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(person) 1829-1912; Eng. revivalist: founder of the Salvation Army (1865)
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A small stall for the display and sale of goods.
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An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person.
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A temporary shed or shelter.
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A seating area in a restaurant with a table and seats whose high backs serve as partitions.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
booth
Plural:
booths

Origin of booth

  • Middle English bothe of Scandinavian origin bheuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old Norse búð (compare Scots buth).

    From Wiktionary