from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Plunder taken from an enemy in time of war.
- n. Goods or property seized by force or piracy.
- n. A valuable prize, award, or gain.
- n. Slang The buttocks.
- n. Vulgar Slang The vulva or vagina.
- n. Vulgar Slang Sexual intercourse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A form of prize which, when a ship was captured at sea, could be distributed at once.
- n. Plunder taken from an enemy in time of war, or seized by piracy.
- n. The buttocks, usually that of a female.
- n. A woman, considered as sexual partner or sex object.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which is seized by violence or obtained by robbery, especially collective spoil taken in war; plunder; pillage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Spoil taken from an enemy in war; plunder; pillage.
- n. That which is seized by violence and robbery.
- n. A prize; gain: without reference to its being taken by force.
- n. Synonyms Plunder, etc. See pillage, n.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. goods or money obtained illegally
Middle English botye (influenced by bote, advantage; see boot2), probably from Middle Low German būte, exchange.
African American Vernacular English, from obsolete Black English booty, body, perhaps alteration of body.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French butin ("booty") (Wiktionary)
From butt (Wiktionary)