The definition of booby is a stupid or childish person, or is slang for a woman's breast.noun
- A silly annoying person that no one wants to invite to parties is an example of abooby.
- A woman's breast is an example of abooby.
noun pl. boobies
- a stupid or foolish person; nitwit
- any of a genus (Sula, family Sulidae) of pelecaniform birds that dive and feed on fish of warm seas
Origin: prob. < Sp bobo, stupid < L balbus, stammering < IE echoic base *bal-bal-
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noun pl. boo·bies
- A person regarded as stupid.
- Any of several tropical sea birds of the genus Sula, resembling and related to the gannets.
Origin: Probably Spanish bobo, from Latin balbus, stammering.
noun pl. boo·bies Vulgar Slang
Origin: Perhaps alteration of obsolete English bubby.