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booby


boo·by 1  (bb)
n. pl. boo·bies
1. A person regarded as stupid.
2. Any of several tropical sea birds of the genus Sula, resembling and related to the gannets.

[Probably Spanish bobo, from Latin balbus, stammering.]

boo·by 2  (bb)
n. pl. boo·bies Vulgar Slang
A womans breast.

[Perhaps alteration of obsolete English bubby.]


booby  /bubi/  n.infrml. -bies 1 a stupid person 2 booby hatch: an insane asylum: He lost control of his life and ended up in the booby hatch. 3 booby prize: a funny prize given to s.o. who finishes last in a competition booby

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