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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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The nests of masked boobies can be seen on this image by entering the geographical coordinates -07.
We recorded no nest attempts by masked boobies during five of the 10 surveys carried out by the AOS (Table 1).
Also, top, left to right, are boobies, such as this chick squawking at a nosy cameraman; tortoises, such as Lonesome George, who is the last of his species; and frigate birds, like this one, which is showing off in the hope of attracting a mate.
As underlings to a blue-footed chick, five of the brown boobies delivered about the same number of pecks and shoves as the underling blue-footed sibs did.
Feel Your Boobies is one of the first and only breast cancer organizations to fully embrace social media as the primary outlet for reaching young women," said Leigh Hurst, Founder of Feel Your Boobies.
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All told, prior Bowling for Boobies events have raised more than $200,000 to benefit women fighting breast cancer.
Bowling for Boobies in Philadelphia will be held on Sunday, October 17, from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm at North Bowl Lounge & Lanes, and Bowling for Boobies in Houston will be held on Sunday, October 17, from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Lucky Strike Lanes.
All told, prior Bowling for Boobies events have raised almost $215,000 to benefit women 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.
I am honored to have been a supporter of Bowling for Boobies since it began in 2004.
PHILADELPHIA -- Busted Foundation today announced the national rollout of their highly successful breast cancer fundraiser, Bowling for Boobies, to sister city Philadelphia.
And you can sit on the shore and watch the courtship dances of albatross, frigates, boobies and flamingos.