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ˈbud lboo·dle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(noun)

    informal terms for money

  2. Michigan, Chicago, Newmarket, boodle, stops(noun)

    a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card


  1. boodle(Noun)

    Money, especially when acquired or spent illegally or improperly; swag.

  2. Origin: From boedel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boodle(noun)

    the whole collection or lot; caboodle

  2. Boodle(noun)

    money given in payment for votes or political influence; bribe money; swag


  1. Boodle

    Boodle, or boodler, was a bar-room or street term for money or booty applied by the yellow press to members of the New York Board of Aldermen who were charged with accepting bribes in connection with the granting of a franchise for a street railroad on Broadway. Thereafter, the term came into common use to signify bribery in general and particularly in municipal governments.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Boodle

    bōōd′l, n. a crowd, pack—'the whole boodle:' stock-in-trade, capital. [May be conn. with Dut. boedel.]

  2. Boodle

    bōōd′l, n. (slang) a stupid noodle.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    Money, born of poor, but dishonest parents, and taken in by the Graft family.

Editors Contribution

  1. Boodle

    Boodle, a slow ride around an island with friends, usually taking most the day. An island term.

    We spent the day on Beaver Island, going on a boodle.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 13, 2014  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boodle in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boodle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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