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boodle Line breaks: boo¦dle
Pronunciation: /ˈbuːd(ə)l/

Definition of boodle in English:


[mass noun] informal
Money, especially that gained or spent illegally or improperly: he spent $30 million of his own boodle trying to buy a Senate seat
More example sentences
  • ‘I've got enough boodle to carry us a bit,’ he said, ‘but not if you're bent on painting the town.’
  • And there's really not much of a difference between them in terms of boodle.
  • I should be sorry to have any boodle about me with that man in the house.


Early 17th century (denoting a pack or crowd): from Dutch boedel, boel 'possessions, disorderly mass'. Compare with caboodle.

Words that rhyme with boodle

caboodle, canoodle, doodle, feudal, noodle, poodle, strudel, udal
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