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boob

1. slang noun A female breast. The male fascination with boobs will always be beyond my understanding.
2. noun A stupid, clumsy, or foolish person. Jeremy can act like such a boob sometimes.
3. noun A foolish or clumsy mistake or error. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Aw, don't worry, you just made a bit of a boob, that's all.
4. verb To make a foolish or clumsy mistake or error. Primarily heard in UK. I'm afraid I boobed pretty spectacularly in class this morning.

booby prize

An award given to the worst performer in a competition. Roy would get the booby prize for today's race—I didn't know a person could run so slow!
See also: booby, prize

booby prize

a mock prize given to the worst player or performer. Bob should get the booby prize for the worst showing in the race.
See also: booby, prize

boob

(bub)
1. n. a stupid person; a rural oaf. Why did I marry a boob like you?
2. and booby (ˈbubi) n. a breast. (Usually plural. Usually objectionable.) With boobs like that, she can go anywhere she likes.

booby

verb
See boob

booby hatch

(ˈbubi...)
n. a mental hospital. I was afraid they would send me to the booby hatch.
See also: booby, hatch
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We participated in a private French scientific expedition to Clipperton Island (Charpy 2009) where we studied the diet of Masked Boobies nesting there during 3-27 March 2005.
May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Feel Your Boobies Foundation (a 501c3 non-profit organization) gives away thousands of free stickers as part of its "reminder campaign" to encourage young women to give self breast exams to detect cancer.
And if I took my eye off the trail, I could easily find boobies, iguanas or lava lizards underfoot.
To observe the underchicks, he and his colleagues went to San Pedro Martir in the Sea of Cortez, one of the rare places where brown boobies nest in sync with blue-footed boobies.
Its mission is to create an annual reminder campaign that utilizes unexpected and unconventional methods to remind young women to "feel their boobies.
Our objectives were to: (1) identify male and female adult Peruvian Boobies using a DNA-based technique, (2) assess the extent of size dimorphism between males and females, (3) provide discriminant functions of external characters to identify males and females, and (4) validate use of voice as a reliable method for classifying males and females Peruvian Boobies in the field.
All told, prior Bowling for Boobies events have raised more than $200,000 to benefit women fighting breast cancer.
Bowling for Boobies asks bowlers to organize teams of six people who raise a team goal of $6,000 minimum (or $1,000 minimum per person) for women who are fighting breast cancer.
Blue-footed boobies are best known for their bright blue webbed feet, which the males prominently display in courtship dance to attract females, reports The National Geographic News.
The fossil experts unknowingly compared ancient bones of female Tasman boobies to those of male "masked boobies.
LOS ANGELES -- Busted Foundation announced today that it's "got a double header" for its upcoming annual Bowling for Boobies fundraising event by adding international music star Jane Wiedlin and Thomas Lennon, who plays Lieutenant Jim Dangle on Comedy Central's "Reno 911.
Bowling for Boobies announces its first sister city, Philadelphia, to host an official event on October 27 at Strikes Bowling Lounge, Philadelphia
A destination gaining popularity is the Galapagos Islands, straddling the equator off the coast of Ecuador, where visitors can snorkel with sea lions and watch the famous courtship dances of the birds known as blue-footed boobies.
Boobies, Peckers, and Tits: One Man's Naked Perspective