Definition of booty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbuːti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbuːti//
    (pl. booties)
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  1. 1[uncountable] valuable things that are stolen, especially by soldiers in a time of war synonym loot
  2. 2[uncountable] (informal) valuable things that somebody wins, buys or obtains When we got home from our day's shopping, we laid all our booty out on the floor.
  3. 3[countable] (informal, especially North American English) the part of the body that you sit on synonym buttocks to shake your booty (= to dance with great energy)
  4. Word Originsenses 1 to 2 late Middle English (originally denoting plunder acquired in common): from Middle Low German būte, buite ‘exchange, distribution’, of uncertain origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: booty