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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Money or goods taken in war or by robbery; spoils. A rich gain or prize.

Usage examples (33)
  • The trick-or-treaters went off together to look over their booty of candy and haggle over trades.
  • Meet a man who wants to help women feel powerful and avoid what he calls the booty call blues.
  • They had wandered in quest of booty from the banks of the Oder to those of the Seine.
  • This way they can still collect all the booty from the big banks to line their pockets. for more
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  • Strangely, there was a "bootee" (child's knitted shoe, also spelled "boutie") in the treasure chest with the other "booty" (plunder).
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