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1 a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches
2 small area set off by walls for special use [syn: cubicle, stall, kiosk]
3 United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865) [syn: John Wilkes Booth]
4 a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. A small stall for the display and sale of goods.
  2. An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person.


A small stall for the display and sale of goods
An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person

See also

Extensive Definition

Booth may refer to:
  • Isolation booth, device used to prevent a person or people from seeing or hearing certain events
  • Photo booth, vending machine or modern kiosk which contains an automated, usually coin-operated, camera and film processor
  • Voting booth, where voters attend to cast their ballot in an election as part of the voting process in a democracy or republic
  • Telephone booth, small structure furnished with a payphone and designed for a telephone user's convenience
  • Ticket booth, place where tickets are sold to the public for admission to a venue
  • Toll booth, road on which a toll authority collects a fee for use
  • Food booth, a temporary structure from which food is sold to the general public.
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See also

booth in German: Booth
booth in French: Booth

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Nissen hut, Quonset hut, box, cavity, cell, cellule, chamber, compartment, crib, crypt, cubicle, enclosed space, gatehouse, hold, hole, hollow, hut, hutch, kiosk, lean-to, manger, news kiosk, newsstand, outbuilding, outhouse, pavilion, pew, sentry box, shack, shanty, shed, stall, stand, tollbooth, tollhouse, vault
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