boob

noun (1)
\ˈbüb \

Definition of boob 

(Entry 1 of 4)

1 : a stupid awkward person : simpleton

2 : boor, philistine compared to the civilized and educated European, the American seemed a boob— J. T. Farrell

boob

noun (2)

Definition of boob (Entry 2 of 4)

British

boob

verb
boobed; boobing; boobs

Definition of boob (Entry 3 of 4)

intransitive verb

British

: goof sense 2 realised that he had boobed by paying too much

boob

noun (3)

Definition of boob (Entry 4 of 4)

sometimes vulgar

: breast

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Other Words from boob

Noun (1)

boobish \ˈbü-bish \ adjective

Examples of boob in a Sentence

Verb

it was an important speech, and the prime minister knew that he could not afford to boob on it

First Known Use of boob

Noun (1)

1907, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1934, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1914, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boob

Noun (1)

short for booby entry 1

Noun (2)

boob entry 3

Verb

boob entry 1

Noun (3)

short for booby entry 2

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boobily

boobird

boob job

Phrases Related to boob

boob job

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The first known use of boob was in 1907

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boob

verb

English Language Learners Definition of boob

: to make a foolish or careless mistake

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