booty

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
boo•ty /ˈbuti/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Militaryvaluable things or goods taken by thieves or from an enemy in war;
    plunder;
    pillage:slaves and gold taken as booty.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
boo•ty  (bo̅o̅tē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ties. 
  1. Militaryspoil taken from an enemy in war;
    plunder;
    pillage.
  2. something that is seized by violence and robbery.
  3. any prize or gain.
booty•less, adj. 
  • 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.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

booty /ˈbuːtɪ/ n ( pl -ties)
  1. any valuable article or articles, esp when obtained as plunder
Etymology: 15th Century: from Old French butin, from Middle Low German buite exchange; related to Old Norse býta to exchange, býti barter
booty /ˈbuːtɪ/ n
  1. slang the buttocks
Etymology: 20th Century: from butt1 buttocks



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