boodle

noun boo·dle \ ˈbü-dᵊl \

Definition of boodle

1 : a collection or lot of persons : caboodle
2 a : bribe money
b : a large amount especially of money

Examples of boodle in a Sentence

  1. a boodle of teenagers boarded the bus together

  2. we saved a boodle by buying a house that's off the beaten path

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Origin and Etymology of boodle

Dutch boedel estate, lot, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old Norse būth booth



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