noun[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.
Definition of boodle in:
- The US English dictionary