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.

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  

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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. Jean Kerr:

    Life with Mary was like being in a telephone booth with an open umbrella-no matter which way you turned, you got it in the eye.

  2. Jasmine Crockett:

    Honestly, If my colleagues would agree to make elections more accessible in any way, I think we’d all be on board, online voter registration is available in 36 states. Texas isn’t one. They wouldn’t even give a hearing on the issue. Clearly the concerns of fraud exist at the voting booth, not the registration, yet we can’t have it.

  3. Mindy Willamson:

    Every year we have a new foods contest and our concessionaires get real fired up about that and they’ll try crazy and wacky things, the booth owners aren’t just after the best original recipes, they are also competing to attract the most visitors.

  4. Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson:

    On Saturday, during an otherwise joyful celebration of Juneteenth Day in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson made an appearance at a Republican Party booth.Read More.

  5. Neil Kinnock:

    People who tell pollsters that they’re not sure or they’re not going to vote Conservative will, in the privacy of the ballot booth, say: 'To hell with it, I’ll stick with what I know.

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