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

     

    loot

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//luːt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//luːt//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1money and valuable objects taken by soldiers from the enemy after winning a battle synonym booty
  2. 2(informal) money and valuable objects that have been stolen by thieves
  3. 3(informal) money
  4. Word Origin early 19th cent. (as a verb): from Hindi lūṭ, from Sanskrit luṇṭh- ‘rob’.
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