- any valuable article or articles, esp when obtained as plunder
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
boo•ty /ˈbuti/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Militaryvaluable things or goods taken by thieves or from an enemy in war;
pillage:slaves and gold taken as booty.
boo•ty (bo̅o̅′tē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -ties.
- Militaryspoil taken from an enemy in war;
- something that is seized by violence and robbery.
- any prize or gain.
- Middle Low German bute booty (origin, originally a sharing of the spoils); cognate with Old Norse bȳti exchange, barter; oo of boot2
- late Middle English botye, variant of buty 1425–75
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged –3. spoils, loot, gain, takings, winnings, swag.
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booty /ˈbuːtɪ/ n ( pl -ties)
booty /ˈbuːtɪ/ n
- slang the buttocks
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