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booty1

[boo-tee] /ˈbu ti/
noun, plural booties.
1.
spoil taken from an enemy in war; plunder; pillage.
2.
something that is seized by violence and robbery.
3.
any prize or gain.
Origin of booty1
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English botye, variant of buty < Middle Low German bute booty (originally a sharing of the spoils); cognate with Old Norse bȳti exchange, barter; oo of boot2
Related forms
bootyless, adjective
Can be confused
bootee, bootie, booty.
Synonyms
1–3. spoils, loot, gain, takings, winnings, swag.

booty2

[boo-tee] /ˈbu ti/
noun, plural booties, bootys.
1.
Slang. the buttocks.
2.
Slang: Vulgar.
  1. the vulva and vagina.
  2. sexual intercourse.
  3. women regarded as sex objects.
Idioms
3.
shake one's booty, Slang.
  1. to swing the hips and buttocks from side to side.
  2. to dance with energy and enthusiasm.
Also, boody
[boo-dee, -tee] /ˈbu di, -ti/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
1925-30; < obsolete Black English, perhaps alteration of body
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booty1

/ˈbuːtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
any valuable article or articles, esp when obtained as plunder
Word Origin
C15: from Old French butin, from Middle Low German buite exchange; related to Old Norse býta to exchange, býti barter

booty2

/ˈbuːtɪ/
noun
1.
(slang) the buttocks
Word Origin
C20: from butt1 buttocks
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Word Origin and History for booty
n.

"plunder, gain, profit," mid-15c., from Old French butin "booty" (14c.), from a Germanic source akin to Middle Low German bute "exchange." Influenced in form and sense by boot (n.2) and in form by nouns ending in -y. Meaning "female body considered as a sex object" is 1920s, black slang.

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Slang definitions & phrases for booty

booty

modifier

: It's about snappin' all the booty rap

noun

  1. The female body as a sex object You can listen to it, but you can shake your booty to it too
  2. The vulva
  3. The sex act; sex; ass: The heroines are giving up some booty (1920s+ Black)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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