booty

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booty

plunder taken from an enemy; stolen or seized goods; a valuable prize or award
Not to be confused with:
bootee – a soft knitted slipper or baby shoe

boo·ty 1

 (bo͞o′tē)
n. pl. boo·ties
1. Plunder taken from an enemy in time of war.
2. Goods or property seized by force or piracy.
3. A valuable prize, award, or gain.

[Middle English botye (influenced by bote, advantage; see boot2), probably from Middle Low German būte, exchange.]

boo·ty 2

 (bo͞o′tē) also boo·dy (-dē)
n. pl. boo·ties also boo·dies
1. Slang The buttocks.
2. Vulgar Slang
a. The vulva or vagina.
b. Sexual intercourse.

[African American Vernacular English, from obsolete African American Vernacular English booty, body, perhaps alteration of body.]

booty

(ˈbuːtɪ)
n, pl -ties
any valuable article or articles, esp when obtained as plunder
[C15: from Old French butin, from Middle Low German buite exchange; related to Old Norse býta to exchange, býti barter]

booty

(ˈbuːtɪ)
n
(Anatomy) slang the buttocks
[C20: from butt1 buttocks]

boo•ty

(ˈbu ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. spoil taken from an enemy in war; plunder; pillage.
2. something that is seized by violence and robbery.
3. any prize or gain.
[1425–75; late Middle English botye, variant of buty < Middle Low German bute booty (orig. a sharing of the spoils); oo of boot2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.booty - goods or money obtained illegallybooty - goods or money obtained illegally  
stolen property - property that has been stolen
cut - a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings"

booty

noun plunder, winnings, gains, haul, spoils, prey, loot, takings, pillage, swag (slang), boodle (slang, chiefly U.S.) Troops confiscated many works of art as war booty.

booty

noun
Goods or property seized unlawfully, especially by a victor in wartime:
loot, pillage, plunder, spoil (used in plural).
Slang: boodle.
Nautical: prize.
Translations
kořist
bytterov
herfang; ránsfengur
grobis
laupījums

booty

[ˈbuːtɪ] Nbotín m

booty

[ˈbuːti] nbutin m

booty

n (lit, fig)Beute f

booty

[ˈbuːtɪ] nbottino, refurtiva

booty

(ˈbuːti) noun
goods taken from eg an enemy by force (especially in wartime). The soldiers shared the booty among themselves; the burglars' booty.
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