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boobs


noun

  1. a stupid person; fool; dunce.
  2. British. a blunder; mistake.

verb (used without object)

  1. British. to blunder.

noun Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.

  1. a female breast.

noun

  1. an ignorant or foolish person; booby
  2. British an embarrassing mistake; blunder
  3. a female breast

verb

  1. (intr) British to make a blunder

noun Australian slang

  1. a prison

adjective

  1. of poor quality, similar to that provided in prisonboob coffee
n.

“breasts,” 1929, U.S. slang, probably from much older term boobies (late 17c.), related to 17c. bubby; perhaps ultimately from Latin puppa, literally “little girl,” hence, in child-talk, “breast.” Or else it is a natural formation in English (cf. French poupe “teat,” German dialectal Bubbi, etc.).

n.

“stupid person,” 1909, American English slang, perhaps from booby.

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