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a. Money, especially counterfeit money.
b. Money accepted as a bribe.
2. Stolen goods; swag.
3. A crowd of people; caboodle.
1. money or valuables, esp when stolen, counterfeit, or used as a bribe
2. chiefly US another word for caboodle
to give or receive money corruptly or illegally
[C19: from Dutch boedel all one's possessions, from Old Frisian bōdel movable goods, inheritance; see caboodle]
1. the lot, pack, or crowd: Send the whole boodle back to the factory.
2. a large quantity of something, esp. money: worth a boodle.
3. a bribe or other illicit payment; graft.
4. stolen goods; loot.
[1615–25, Amer.; < Dutch boedel property]
Boodleall of one’s possessions; a disorderly mass; a crowd; a lot; stock in trade; capital.
Example: whole kit and boodle, 1625.
Past participle: boodled
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|Noun||1.||boodle - informal terms for money |
clams, dinero, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, moolah, pelf, shekels, simoleons, wampum, loot, dough, bread, cabbage, sugar, scratch
money - the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"
|2.||boodle - 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. Slang. Money, property, or a favor given, offered, or promised to a person or accepted by a person in a position of trust as an inducement to dishonest behavior: