Definition of booth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//buːð//
    ; NAmE NAmE//buːθ//
    Dining out
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  1. 1a small confined place where you can do something privately, for example make a telephone call, or vote a phone booth a polling/voting booth an information/a ticket booth see also photo booth, tollbooth
  2. 2a small tent or temporary structure at a market, an exhibition or a fairground, where you can buy things, get information or watch something The stalls and booths were doing a brisk trade.
  3. 3a place to sit in a restaurant which consists of two long seats with a table between them See related entries: Dining out
  4. Word OriginMiddle English (in the sense ‘temporary dwelling or shelter’): from Old Norse buth, based on búa ‘dwell’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: booth