[ ba-boo-nuh-ree or, especially British, buh- ]
/ bæˈbu nə ri or, especially British, bə- /
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noun, plural ba·boon·er·ies.
an uncouth, ridiculous, or brutish condition, attitude, or action.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
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Example sentences from the Web for baboonery
But young Nap, now styled Administrator of the Baboonery, was before him.
You smiled with satisfaction when you saw how great the improvement was that baboonery had made toward manhood.Rattlin the Reefer|Edward Howard