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boodle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of boodle

  1. 1 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit <a boodle of teenagers boarded the bus together> Synonyms array, band, batch, battery, body, group, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, parcel, party, passelRelated Words assembly, collective, congregation, gathering, muster, organization; circle, clan, clique, coterie, fellowship, gang, ring, round, set; faction, guild (also gild), order, school, sect; brigade, crew, outfit, phalanx, platoon, posse, task force, team; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, union; battalion, squadron; bevy, brood, coveyNear Antonyms individual, single

  2. 2 a very large amount of money <we saved a boodle by buying a house that's off the beaten path> Synonyms big bucks, bomb [British], fortune, bundle, earth, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wadRelated Words heap, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove; assets, capital, means, property, riches, wealth, wherewithal; bread [slang], cash, chips, currency, dough, gold, jack [slang], legal tender, lucre, pelf, tender, wampumNear Antonyms petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending moneyAntonyms mite, peanuts, pittance song

  3. 3 something given or promised in order to improperly influence a person's conduct or decision <an IRS agent was caught accepting some boodle from people she was auditing> Synonyms backhander [British], bribe, cumshaw, fix, sopRelated Words baksheesh, kickback, payoff; slush fund; incentive, incitement, instigation, motivation, provocation, spur, stimulation, stimulus; boost, encouragement, goad, inducement; allurement, bait, enticement, lure, seduction, temptation, turn-on; flattery, persuasion; decoy, snare, trap




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