Definition of boodie in English:


Line breaks: boo¦die
Pronunciation: /ˈbuːdi


  • A burrowing rat-kangaroo found only on islands off Western Australia.
    • Bettongia lesueur, family Potoroidae. Also called burrowing bettong
    More example sentences
    • When we started, people didn't know what bilbies and boodies and bettons and numbats were, and now they do.
    • The company which values its boodies, bandicoots and other animals on its balance sheet, issued shares at A $2.50 when it listed.
    • Paisley had a gecko to release and we saw two bilbies and two burrowing bettongs.


mid 19th century: from Nyungar burdi.

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