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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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Our troops are pursuing the remnants of this group and clearing the area of IEDs and booby traps, Tan said.
We recorded the GPS coordinates of 26 masked booby AONs during ground surveys and most were found in the more rugged and less accessible southern sector of the study site (see Fig.
Dubbed an overnight success, Booby Trap starts the evenings out with a dive bar atmosphere and by midnight morphs into a raging dance club with DJs spinning a mix of indie, disco, electro, post-punk and house.
Some anglers, including the author, believe that the booby can be too good at times.
The spokesman added: "The booby trap is something that has been alleged and it is something we are looking at," he said.
Staying alive is the best reason for a Soldier to read and study this history of booby traps.
Just want to make it straight - I'm not trying to create a negative advertisement for such friendly institutions as booby bars; all I'm saying is that being a zombie at the poker table is much better than waking up Sunday morning in a hospital bed trying to remember whether it was a bottle of Heineken or Corona Light that landed on your head last night.
The story begins with the First World War wherein the Germans rapidly gained the ascendancy in the manufacture and deployment of mines, delay action fuses and booby traps.
He forced open a rear window and crawled in, triggering the home-made booby trap just five days after it was installed.
Drummond's team observed nine brown booby underlings and nine blue-footed underlings that the researchers had transferred into foster nests.
POLICE foiled bomb attacks by the Real IRA with the seizure of two booby trap devices in a major undercover operation near the Irish border, it emerged today.
The purpose of the 2-week course was to train personnel to recognize, detect, report, and plan the clearance of booby traps.
They had survived the worst that the Paras' mighty Maroon Machine could throw at them - only to be blown apart by a booby trap planted by their own side.
OTCQB: BLVT) (the "Company") announced today Bulova Technologies Ordnance Systems LLC ("BTOS") was awarded two purchase orders with Scientific Applications International Corporation (SAIC) for the Engineering Development activities on the Army's Booby Trap Simulators including the delivery of prove out quantities of Simulators for the M117 Flash Bang and M119 Whistle Simulators.
In the promo, Brooke sits down with Marcus and reveals that she kissed Booby during their break-up.