- 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.
- 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 of boobyprobably ; from Spanish bobo, stupid ; from Classical Latin balbus, stammering ; from Indo-European echoic base an unverified form bal-bal-
nounpl. boo·bies Slang
- A woman's breast.
- A male mammary gland that has become enlarged by the influence of estrogen or appears enlarged because of excess fat over the gland.
Origin of boobyPerhaps alteration of obsolete English bubby.
- Any of several seabirds of the genera Sula and Papasula of tropical and subtropical waters, having a pointed bill and tail, long wings, and a light-colored underside.
- A person regarded as stupid.
Origin of boobySpanish bobo, stupid, foolish, booby (because the seabirds can be caught easily when they alight on ships at sea), from Latin balbus, stammering, of imitative origin.