- 1A small temporary tent or structure at a market, fair, or exhibition, used for selling goods, providing information, or staging shows.More example sentences
- They set up temporary information booths at every village.
- The market opened 100 booths selling South Korean clothes on 2,600 square meters of floor last August.
- The exhibition booths show off everything from jewellery to furniture, from paintings to gourmet delicacies, from beauty and aromatherapy products to sculpture.
- 2An enclosed compartment that allows privacy, for example when telephoning, voting, or sitting in a restaurant.More example sentences
- In the middle of the Mojave Desert is a phone booth housing the sole telephone for 16 miles in any direction.
- Wi-fi providers have targeted a growing number of potential venues within which to establish access points, including hotels, airports, phone booths and restaurants.
- I phoned Henning late that night in a phone booth near the restaurant.
Middle English (in the sense 'temporary dwelling or shelter'): from Old Norse buth, based on búa 'dwell'.