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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!
no prizes for guessing (something)
A phrase indicating that the answer is very easy to deduce. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. No prizes for guessing why Sarah didn't show up to work on the day after her birthday.
a mock prize given to the worst player or performer. Bob should get the booby prize for the worst showing in the race.
prize someone or something above someone or something
to value someone or something more than anyone or anything else. He prized his only daughter above everyone else in the world. Scott seemed to prize his sports car above all the members of his family.
no prizes for guessing something(British & Australian)
something that you say when it is very easy to guess something (usually + question word) No prizes for guessing who Neil wants to ask to the party.