What does Booth mean?

Definitions for Booth
buθ; Brit. buðbooth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boothnoun

    a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches

  2. booth, cubicle, stall, kiosknoun

    small area set off by walls for special use

  3. Booth, John Wilkes Boothnoun

    United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)

  4. boothnoun

    a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment


  1. boothnoun

    A small stall for the display and sale of goods.

  2. boothnoun

    An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person.

  3. Etymology: From búð (compare Scots buth).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Boothnoun

    A house built of boards, or boughs, to be used for a short time.

    Etymology: boed, Dutch; bwth, Welch.

    The clothiers found means to have all the quest made of the northern men, such as had their booths standing in the fair. William Camden, Remains.

    Much mischief will be done at Bartholomew fair, by the fall of a booth. Jonathan Swift, Predictions.


  1. booth

    A booth is a small, temporary structure or enclosure, usually in a public place, designed for specific purposes such as selling goods, providing information, exhibiting, or voting. It can also be a small, partially enclosed space in a restaurant, club, or theater where people have their meals, drinks, or can sit separately from the rest of the people. In trade shows or fairs, exhibitors set up booths to display and demonstrate their products or services.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boothnoun

    a house or shed built of boards, boughs, or other slight materials, for temporary occupation

  2. Boothnoun

    a covered stall or temporary structure in a fair or market, or at a polling place


  1. Booth

    Booth is an unincorporated community in Autauga County, Alabama, United States. It was named after the family of Charles Booth who moved to Autauga Alabama in the 1830s. He sent six of his sons to fight for the Confederacy. One of his sons, Jesse H Booth, became Probate judge for Autauga County from 1874 to 1880. It lies along U.S. Route 82 northwest of the city of Prattville, the county seat of Autauga County. Its elevation is 282 feet, and it is located at about 32°30′0″N 86°34′15″W / 32.50000°N 86.57083°W. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 36008. Booth is part of the Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Booth

    bōōth, n. a hut or temporary erection formed of slight materials: a covered stall at a fair or market. [Ice. buð, Ger. bude.]

Editors Contribution

  1. booth

    A type of structure and space to vote.

    The polling booth was simple to use.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BOOTH

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Booth is ranked #697 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Booth surname appeared 49,402 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 17 would have the surname Booth.

    83.3% or 41,191 total occurrences were White.
    10.8% or 5,355 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 1,156 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 869 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 519 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 311 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Booth in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Booth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Booth in a Sentence

  1. P. G. Wodehouse:

    “As a sleuth you are poor. You couldn’t detect a bass-drum in a telephone-booth.”

  2. Ty Oswald:

    We talk about him every day, were all keeping up with Van Booth and trying to figure out how to make it easier for Van Booth or if theres stuff Van Booth needs and we can drop-ship Van Booth.

  3. Kevin Harvick:

    I felt like you bring that perspective to the booth of right off the race track and being able to really relate to what's going on out of the race track, it is something I definitely enjoyed and had a lot of fun doing.

  4. Colton Underwood:

    But I woke up one morning and realized that a future wasn't there, and it was a good thing to happen because now I can take what I learned in that relationship and apply it to future relationships. And Tia Booth and I are in a very good place. And I wish Tia Booth all the best.

  5. Quentin Tarantino:

    Could Cliff Booth beat up Bruce Lee ? Brad Pitt would not be able to beat up Bruce Lee, but Cliff Booth maybe could, if you ask me the question,' Well, who would win in a fight : Bruce Lee or Dracula ?' It's the same question. It's a fictional character. If I say Cliff Booth could beat Bruce Lee up, Cliff Booth's a fictional character, then Cliff Booth could beat Bruce Lee up.

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