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booby

noun boo·by \ ˈbü-bē \

Definition of booby

plural boobies
1 :an awkward foolish person :dope
2 :any of several tropical seabirds (genus Sula) of the gannet family

Origin and Etymology of booby

modification of Spanish bobo, from Latin balbus stammering, probably of imitative origin


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booby

noun boo·by \ ˈbü-bē , ˈbu̇- \

Definition of booby

plural boobies
sometimes vulgar

Origin and Etymology of booby

alteration of bubby




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