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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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