Bonnet vs Booth - What's the difference?

bonnet | booth |

As proper nouns the difference between bonnet and booth

is that bonnet is a botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist edmond bonnet (1848-1922) while booth is .



Alternative forms

* (Scottish brimless hat) bunnet


(en noun)
  • A type of hat, once worn by women or children, held in place by ribbons tied under the chin.
  • * 1936 , , unnumbered page,
  • In the hall, Scarlett saw a bonnet' and put it on hurriedly, tying the ribbons under her chin. It was Melanie's black mourning '''bonnet''' and it did not fit Scarlett's head but she could not recall where she had put her own ' bonnet .
  • * 2008 , Russell H. Conwell, Robert Shackleton, Acres of Diamonds , page 35,
  • “Now,” said he, “put such a bonnet' as that in the show window.” He did not fill his show-window up town with a lot of hats and ' bonnets to drive people away, and then sit on the back stairs and bawl because people went to Wanamaker's to trade.
  • A traditional Scottish woollen brimless cap; a bunnet.
  • (Sir Walter Scott)
  • (by extension) The polishing head of a power buffer, often made of wool.
  • * 2008 , The Editors of Popular Mechanics, Popular Mechanics Complete Car Care Manual , page 297,
  • Make sure that the power buffer's lamb's-wool bonnet' is clean. Change or rinse the '''bonnet''' frequently to avoid scratching the finish. Use the ' bonnet as a mitten to buff in the crevices and other areas that the power buffer can't reach.
  • (Australia, British, NZ, South Africa, automotive) The hinged cover over the engine of a motor car; a hood.
  • * 2003 , Jon McGregor, If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things , page 189,
  • The car is burgundy red, wide and elegant, ten years old but still the boys are impressed and they run to touch it, pressing sticky handprints against the polished bodywork and trying to climb up onto the bonnet .
  • * 2004 , David Spencer, quoted in Don Loffler, The FJ Holden: A Favourite Australian Car , page 217,
  • People were reluctant to slam a bonnet' shut in those days. One just did not slam ' bonnets and doors.
  • * 2009 , Ciaran Simms, Denis Wood, Pedestrian and Cyclist Impact: A Biomechanical Perspective , page 38,
  • By about 20 ms, there is contact between the bonnet leading edge and the pedestrian upper leg/pelvis on the struck side, the severity of which depends on the vehicle shape.
  • * 2009 , Stefan Aust, Anthea Bell, Baader-Meinhof: the inside story of the R.A.F. , page 308,
  • Stoll was still standing on the car bonnet with the catch of his large-calibre repeating rifle off.
  • (nautical) A length of canvas attached to a fore-and-aft sail to increase the pulling power.
  • (Hakluyt)
  • (obsolete, slang) An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid.
  • The second stomach of a ruminant.
  • Anything resembling a bonnet (hat) in shape or use.
  • # A small defence work at a salient angle; or a part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part from enfilade fire.
  • # A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc.
  • # A frame of wire netting over a locomotive chimney, to prevent escape of sparks.
  • # A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its occupants from objects falling down the shaft.
  • # In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers.
  • Synonyms

    * (Scottish brimless hat) tam o'shanter * (cover over the engine of a motor car) hood (US)

    Derived terms

    * bonnet drama * bonnet macaque / bonnet monkey * bee in one's bonnet * sunbonnet

    See also

    * boot


    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (dated) To pull the bonnet or cap down over the head of.
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  • (Webster 1913)


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    (wikipedia booth)


    (en noun)
  • A small stall for the display and sale of goods.
  • An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person.
  • Derived terms

    * booth babe * boother * boothlike * polling booth * telephone booth

    See also

    * kiosk * stall * stand