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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
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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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"
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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.
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booty

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

booty

[ˈbuːtɪ] Nbotín m
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booty

[ˈbuːti] nbutin m
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booty

n (lit, fig)Beute f
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booty

[ˈbuːtɪ] nbottino, refurtiva
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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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