Pronunciation Noun

boob (plural boobs)

  1. (informal, pejorative) Idiot, fool.
Translations Adjective

boob (not comparable)

  1. (informal, pejorative) Idiotic, foolish.

boob (boobs, present participle boobing; past and past participle boobed)

  1. To behave stupidly; to act like a boob.
  2. (informal, intransitive) To make a mistake

boob (plural boobs)

  1. (colloquial, slang) A breast, especially that of an adult or adolescent human female.
    • Mommy Has a Boo Boo in Her Boob was written to help families who have been affected by breast cancer.
Synonyms Translations Noun

boob (plural boobs)

  1. (Australia, US) A prison; jail. [from 20th c.]
    • 1927, William Cooper, letter, in Heiss & Minter (eds.), Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature, Allen & Unwin 2008, p. 26:
      Then he got or was brought back to Mongumber he was tired to a tree and was belted by the white officer in charge put into the boob that they have ther I think of cause we cant say for a certain was was brought out of the boob dead or nearly.

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