boobird

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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Blend of boo +‎ bluebird? Related to e.g. Toronto Blue Jays?”

Noun[edit]

boobird (plural boobirds)

  1. (slang) A spectator at a sporting event who boos the home team.
    • 2008 April 13, Ben Shpigel, “Santana Struggles in Defeat, and the Fans Let Him Hear It”, in New York Times[1]:
      Because of his disappearance over the final two months last season, Reyes has been the target of Shea boobirds, which, as Wright remarked, is almost a “rite of passage.”