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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both; An ignorant or foolish person.

Usage examples (33)
  • Mr. Howells uses the word booby in the latter signification, and it may be heard frequently in eastern
  • My kids use the word booby, I had hoped for a higher brow insult, but alas, no.
  • IEDs, I mean, booby traps. gotta wonder how all those bombs, formerly known as booby traps, were ever found or defused in
  • I think that's what you call the booby prize. for more
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