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Definitions for booty
ˈbu tibooty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty moneynoun

    goods or money obtained illegally

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bootynoun

    Etymology: buyt, Dutch; butin, Fr.

    One way a band select from forage drives
    A herd of beeves, fair oxen, and fair kine,
    Their booty. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. xi. l. 650.

    His conscience is the hue and cry that pursues him; and when he reckons that he has gotten a booty, he has only caught a Tartar. Roger L'Estrange.

    For, should you to extortion be inclin’d,
    Your cruel guilt will little booty find. John Dryden, Juv. sat. viii.

    If I had a mind to be honest, I see, fortune would not suffer me; she drops booties in my mouth. William Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale.

    We understand what we ought to do; but when we deliberate, we play booty against ourselves: our consciences direct us one way, our corruptions hurry us another. Roger L'Estrange.

    I have set this argument in the best light, that the ladies may not think I write booty. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bootynoun

    that which is seized by violence or obtained by robbery, especially collective spoil taken in war; plunder; pillage

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Booty

    bōōt′i, n. spoil taken in war or by force: plunder, a prize.—To play booty, to join with others in order to cheat one player, to play a game with intention to lose. [Ice. býti, share—býta, to divide.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. booty

    1. Whatever belongs to somebody that really belongs to somebody else, or whatever belongs to somebody else that really belongs to you or ought to belong to you if it did not belong to a third party--hence, anything at all. 2. Property in a transitional stage.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. booty

    That sort of prize which may be distributed at the capstan-head, or at once.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. booty

    Is the victors’ share in property captured from the vanquished. It is generally a military term, the word prize being more frequently used in the navy.

Rap Dictionary

  1. bootyadjective

    See wack. Ha Ha Ha Ha, You shouldn't diss refugees, and Ha Ha Ha Ha, You whole soundset's booty." -- Fugees (Fu-gee-la)

  2. bootyadjective

    Exact, not to be doubted

  3. bootyadjective

    Nothingless

  4. bootynoun

    Ass. All I want is hoes, big booty hoes -- Notorious B.I.G. featuring Too $hort (Big Booty Hoes)

Editors Contribution

  1. booty

    The butt of a woman is often referred to as her booty in modern day risque speak that is heard with great regularity in pop music and in movies and on tv.

    Shake you booty.

    Etymology: I have no idea other than to men that area of a woman's body is often considered to be a treasure and thus akin to booty in the same way as gold, precious gems, etc., would be considered booty by pirates of olden days.


    Submitted by anonymous on March 5, 2021  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of booty in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of booty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of booty in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Durden:

    Kim made money on her booty with her sex tape and no one knew she had a booty before the sex tape, her name has become her brand and when you hashtag Kardashian and hashtag booty, they know what they are doing and it will sell.

  2. Debbie Allen:

    Twerking has had many names ; it was the shimmy way back, twerking is funny. It's a booty move is what it is, and you could totally link it directly to African dance.

  3. Mukaibar Shah:

    Covid rumor was spreaded by speaking about it 24 hours by media journalists, through newspapers, mobile ring tones , news websites front page and many other channels so that people can't think anything but only corona by listening about this media hype created virus round the hours and then doctors started looting patients and its booty commission went to every level of politics. Still they are spreading rumors about it and fools wearing masks accept it.

  4. Tim Feldmann:

    I quiver a bit when hearing of the lax usage of the word 'yoga' these days, a yoga studio down the road from us here in Miami offers 'yoga booty ballet'. In my ear, that is obviously an only commercial aspirational use of the word.

  5. Maneesh Nariwal:

    It is quite evident that top management team of regulators & exchange are involved in fraud the way they are abetting stock brokers to get away with booty of investors money

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