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Booth Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    booth n
  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
Booth Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Booth \Booth\ (b[=oo][th]), n. [OE. bothe; cf. Icel. b[=u][eth], Dan. & Sw. bod, MHG. buode, G. bude, baude; from the same root as AS. b[=u]an to dwell, E. boor, bower, be; cf. Bohem. bauda, Pol. buda, Russ. budka, Lith. buda, W. bwth, pl. bythod, Gael. buth, Ir. both.]
  1. A house or shed built of boards, boughs, or other slight materials, for temporary occupation. --Camden.
  2. A covered stall or temporary structure in a fair or market, or at a polling place.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Booth'


  • Booth: Booth may refer to: In architecture: Isolation booth , device used to prevent a person or people from seeing or hearing certain events ...
  • John Wilkes Booth: John Wilkes Booth (May 10, 1838– April 26, 1865) was an American stage actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's ...
  • William Booth: William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first ...
  • Telephone booth: A telephone booth, telephone kiosk, telephone call box or telephone box is a small structure furnished with a payphone and designed for a ...
  • Edwin Booth: Edwin Thomas Booth (November 13, 1833 – June 7, 1893) was a famous 19th century American actor who toured throughout America and the ...
  • Booth Theatre: The Booth Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 222 West 45th Street (George Abbott Way ) in midtown- Manhattan , New York City . ...
  • Seeley Booth: FBI Special Agent Seeley Joseph Booth is a fictional character US television series , Bones (2005–present), portrayed by David Boreanaz ...
  • Andy Booth: Andrew David "Andy" Booth (born 6 December 1973 in Huddersfield , England ) is a retired professional footballer . Whilst at Huddersfield ...
  • Junius Brutus Booth: Junius Brutus Booth (May 1, 1796 – November 30, 1852) was an English actor . He was the father of John Wilkes Booth (actor and the ...

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Meaning of the Name 'Booth'


  • Meaning: Lives in a hut
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Male

'Booth' in famous quotation sentence


* 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. - Jean Kerr

* If we all discovered that we had only five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to tell them that they loved them. - Christopher Darlington Morley


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