boob

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for booby. The noun sense "breast" dates to 1945, while the noun sense "dummy" dates to 1909.

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Noun[edit]

boob (plural boobs)

  1. (slang) breast, especially human female
  2. (informal, pejorative) Idiot, dummy, dork.

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Verb[edit]

boob (third-person singular simple present boobs, present participle boobing, simple past and past participle boobed)

  1. (informal, intransitive) To make a mistake

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