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boo·ty1 / ˈboōtē/ • n. valuable stolen goods, esp. those seized in war: the militias supply themselves with booty from the raided civilian populations. ∎ inf. something gained or won: now the booty: four winners will receive prizes. boo·ty2 • n. (pl. -ties) inf. a person's buttocks.

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booty plunder XV. of uncert. orig.; Cf. (O)F. butin (whence Eng. †butin XV–VII) — MLG. būte exchange, distribution.

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