AskDefine | Define booty

Dictionary Definition

booty n : goods or money obtained illegally [syn: loot, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money]

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Etymology 1


  1. A form of prize which, when a ship was captured at sea, could be distributed at once.
  2. Plunder taken from an enemy in time of war, or seized by piracy.
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Etymology 2


  1. The buttocks.
    You got a big ol' booty.
  2. In the context of "slang|not countable": A woman, considered as sexual partner or sex object.
    • 2000, Shaft (film)
      It’s my duty to please that booty.

Extensive Definition

Booty may refer to:

As a surname

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bag, blackmail, boodle, capture, catch, contraband, gain, graft, haul, hot goods, loot, perks, perquisite, pickings, plunder, pork barrel, prize, public till, public trough, seizure, spoil, spoils, spoils of office, squeeze, stealings, stolen goods, swag, take, takings, till
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