1 [boo-tee]
noun, plural booties.
spoil taken from an enemy in war; plunder; pillage.
something that is seized by violence and robbery.
any prize or gain.

1425–75; late Middle English botye, variant of buty < Middle Low German bute booty (originally a sharing of the spoils); cognate with Old Norse bȳti exchange, barter; oo of boot2

bootyless, adjective

bootee, bootie, booty.

1–3. spoils, loot, gain, takings, winnings, swag. Unabridged


2 [boo-tee]
Slang. the buttocks.
Slang: Vulgar.
the vulva and vagina.
sexual intercourse.
women regarded as sex objects.
shake one's booty, Slang.
to swing the hips and buttocks from side to side.
to dance with energy and enthusiasm.
Also, boody [boo-dee, -tee] .

1925–30; < obsolete Black English, perhaps alteration of body Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
booty1 (ˈbuːtɪ)
n , pl -ties
any valuable article or articles, esp when obtained as plunder
[C15: from Old French butin, from Middle Low German buite exchange; related to Old Norse býta to exchange, býti barter]

booty2 (ˈbuːtɪ)
slang the buttocks
[C20: from butt1 buttocks]

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Word Origin & History

"plunder, gain, profit," mid-15c., from O.Fr. butin "booty" (14c.), from a Gmc. source akin to M.L.G. bute "exchange." Influenced in form and sense by boot (2) and in form by nouns ending in -y. Meaning "female body considered as a sex object" is 1920s, black slang.
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Bible Dictionary

Booty definition

captives or cattle or objects of value taken in war. In Canaan all that breathed were to be destroyed (Deut. 20: 16). The "pictures and images" of the Canaanites were to be destroyed also (Num. 33:52). The law of booty as to its division is laid down in Num. 31:26-47. David afterwards introduced a regulation that the baggage-guard should share the booty equally with the soldiers engaged in battle. He also devoted of the spoils of war for the temple (1 Sam. 30:24-26; 2 Sam. 8:11; 1 Chr. 26:27).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Example sentences
His crew, sensing trouble, asked him where the booty was buried.
And the true booty is the camaraderie that comes with joining a select clan of
  people who step up to such a singular challenge.
The survivors will get the spoils, but the booty looks unappealing.
Music and movie pirates may not be the only ones trolling peer-to-peer networks
  for booty.
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