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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
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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.]
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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]
(Anatomy) slang the buttocks
[C20: from butt1 buttocks]
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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]
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|Noun||1.||booty - 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"
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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.
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booty[ˈbuːtɪ] N → botín m
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booty[ˈbuːti] n → butin m
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n (lit, fig) → Beute f
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goods taken from eg an enemy by force (especially in wartime). The soldiers shared the booty among themselves; the burglars' booty. buit غَنيمَةٌ плячка saque kořist die Kriegsbeute, die Ausbeute bytte; rov λάφυραbotín (sõja)saak غنیمت جنگی ryöstösaalis butinשלל लूट का माल ratni plijen zsákmány jarahan herfang; ránsfengur bottino 戦利品 전리품 grobis laupījums harta rampasan buitbyttełup د جنګ غنیمت saque captură добро korisť plen plen [krigs]byte, rov ของที่ปล้นสะดมมา ganimet, yağma, çapul 戰利品 награбоване добро, здобич مالِ غنیمت chiến lợi phẩm 战利品
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