booby prize


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booby prize

An award given to the worst performer in a competition. Roy would get the booby prize for today's race—I didn't know a person could run so slow!
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booby prize

a mock prize given to the worst player or performer. Bob should get the booby prize for the worst showing in the race.
See also: booby, prize
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Beetle driver winners were J Robertson, booby prize C Johnston.
It's only fitting that the utility that brought us power outages -- and then stuck us with the bill -- might deliver yet another booby prize.
Brains - who sponsor our boys - came up with the idea of giving them the booby prize but they had a change of heart, preferring instead to focus on positive thinking for Wales.
Teams for the quiz can be up to a maximum of eight people and there will be prizes for the first three teams - and a booby prize.
She gave contestants the answers, in exchange for most of the winnings, and got a booby prize.
THE Met Office is the unlucky recipient of a booby prize for its baffling use of "gobbledygook" at an awards ceremony today.
The pair were among the award 'winners' in the Plain English Campaign's annual Golden Bull booby prize to mark National Plain English Day.
tv, click on the Daily Mirror's golden reindeer and tell us what you think of your grotto and whether it's worthy of the prestigious title of Britain's Greatest Grotto - or if it deserves a "green elf" booby prize.
Robinson's side cannot afford to lose at Croke Park this weekend if they are to stand any chance of escaping the ignominy of landing Test rugby's most infamous booby prize.
THE competition this week is a special money-can't-buy opportunity which makes Willy Wonka's golden ticket look, quite frankly, like a booby prize.
Monty asks the contestant to choose a door and then he opens one of the remaining doors, revealing a booby prize.
I've been on) Fifteen to One, Brain of Britain and Sale of the Cen-tury, where I won the booby prize.
Hollywood star Susan Sarandon gets a thorough carpeting for her remarkable booby prize
Earlier Jessica-Jane wore a booby prize of a coconut bra after Mark and pals failed to answer a question correctly that would give them access to luxuries.