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 Dictionary entry overview: What does booby prize mean? 

  The noun BOOBY PRIZE has 1 sense:

1. a prize given to one who finishes last in a contest

  Familiarity information: BOOBY PRIZE used as a noun is very rare.

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A prize given to one who finishes last in a contest

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Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("booby prize" is a kind of...):

prize; trophy (something given as a token of victory)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "booby prize"):

wooden spoon (a booby prize consisting of a spoon made of wood)

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