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boob

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noun \ˈbüb\

Definition of boob

  1. 1 :  a stupid awkward person :  simpleton

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

boobish

play \ˈbü-bish\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of boob

short for 1booby


First Known Use: 1907


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boob

noun

Definition of boob

British

  1. :  mistake, blunder

Origin and Etymology of boob

3boob


First Known Use: 1934


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boob

verb

Definition of boob

British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  goof 2 <realised that he had boobed by paying too much>

Examples of boob in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of boob

1boob


First Known Use: 1914


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boob

noun

Definition of boob

sometimes vulgar

  1. :  breast

Origin and Etymology of boob

short for 2booby


First Known Use: circa 1931



BOOB Defined for English Language Learners


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boob

verb

Definition of boob for English Language Learners

  • : to make a foolish or careless mistake



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