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booby 1

Pronunciación: /ˈbuːbi/

sustantivo (plural boobies)

1A stupid person.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • But you do rather wonder whether she won't get tired of someone who is either a tongue-tied booby or a rapier-twitching ‘rattle’.
Sinónimos
bungler, blunderer
British informal berk, divvy, nit, numpty, goat, mug, pillock, prat, silly billy, wazzock, muppet
Scottish informal balloon, cuddy, galoot, nyaff
Australian/New Zealand informal galah, drongo, alec, alick, dingbat, nong
vulgar slang arsehole, dick, dildo, fuckwit
British vulgar slang arse, knobhead
North American vulgar slang asshat
2A large tropical seabird of the gannet family, with brown, black, or white plumage and brightly coloured feet.
  • Genus Sula, family Sulidae: several species
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • And don't miss the Brac's colonies of brown boobies and white-tailed tropic birds.
  • The Pacific seabirds called brown boobies lay two eggs but hardly ever fledge more than one chick.
  • Boobies that nest on the ground, the masked gannet and the brown booby, are also found on remote cays of the Great Barrier Reef.

Origen

Early 17th century: probably from Spanish bobo (in both senses), from Latin balbus 'stammering'.

Palabras que riman con booby

jube, newbie, Newby, ruby

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Hay 2 definiciones de booby en inglés:

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booby 2

Pronunciación: /ˈbuːbi/

sustantivo (plural boobies)

informal
A woman’s breast.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It was, like, enhancing nothing and I couldn't even get my boobies played with anymore.
  • They trusted my judgment that there would be sunshine and boobies, basically.
  • Instead, I get a bunch of overweight, smelly computer geeks while the dance co-op gets girls with big boobies and guys with long willies.

Origen

1930s: alteration of dialect bubby (see boob2).

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