Definition of boodle
1 : a collection or lot of persons : caboodle
2a : bribe moneyb : a large amount especially of money
Examples of boodle in a Sentence
a boodle of teenagers boarded the bus together
we saved a boodle by buying a house that's off the beaten path
Recent Examples of boodle from the Web
For political fundraisers, California has long been the Big Rock Candy Mountain, excavated, mined and, ultimately, shafted by candidates of both parties who use the boodle to run for president in Iowa or New Hampshire, or Congress in East Podunk.
And the Yankees pointedly decline to share their boodle with fans in the form of cheaper tickets.
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Origin and Etymology of boodle
Dutch boedel estate, lot, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old Norse būth booth
First Known Use: 1828See Words from the same year
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