booby prize

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booby prize (plural booby prizes)

  1. (idiomatic) A prize or status, often unwelcome, awarded as a joke or disincentive to the loser of a contest or for poor performance.
    At the end of the conference, they awarded him with a rubber chicken as a booby prize for complaining the loudest.