booby prize


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booby prize

n.
1. An award given to the one who performs worst in a game or contest.
2. Informal Acknowledgment of great inferiority, as in ability.

booby prize

n
a mock prize given to the person having the lowest score or giving the worst performance in a competition

boo′by prize`


n.
a prize given in good-natured ridicule to the worst player or team in a game or contest.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.booby prize - a prize given to one who finishes last in a contest
trophy, prize - something given as a token of victory
wooden spoon - a booby prize consisting of a spoon made of wood
Translations
جائِزَةُ تَرْضِيَةٍ للخاسِر
cena útěchy
trøstepræmie
vigaszdíj
skammar-/aulaverîlaun
sonuncuya verilen ödül

booby prize

[ˈbuːbɪˌpraɪz] npremio per il peggior contendente

booby

(ˈbuːbi) plural ˈboobies noun
1. a stupid person.
2. (slang) a woman's breast.
booby prize
a prize for the lowest score etc. John came last and got the booby prize.
ˈbooby trap noun
1. a bomb hidden in an object which explodes when it is touched.
2. a simple trap that makes you fall or makes something fall on you etc.
booby-trappast tense, past participle booby-trapped verb
to put a booby trap in an object. Don't touch that! It may be booby-trapped.