Pavilion vs Booth - What's the difference?

pavilion | booth |

As a noun pavilion

is an ornate tent.

As a verb pavilion

is to furnish with a pavilion.

As a proper noun booth is





(en noun)
  • an ornate tent
  • a light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place
  • a structure, sometimes temporary, erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc
  • (cricket) the building where the players change clothes, wait to bat, and eat their meals
  • a detached or semi-detached building at a hospital or other building complex
  • the lower surface of a brilliant-cut gemstone, lying between the girdle and collet
  • (anatomy) the cartiliginous part of the outer ear; auricle
  • (anatomy) The fimbriated extremity of the Fallopian tube.
  • (military) A flag, ensign, or banner.
  • (heraldry) A tent used as a bearing.
  • A covering; a canopy; figuratively, the sky.
  • * Shelley
  • The pavilion of heaven is bare.


    * (part of ear) auricle, pinna


    (en verb)
  • to furnish with a pavilion
  • to put inside a pavilion
  • (figuratively) to enclose or surround (after Robert Grant's hymn line "pavilioned in splendour")
  • References



    (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