shake (one's) booty

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shake (one's) booty

slang To dance in a wild or free-spirited manner. Let's go get some pizza and then shake our booties at that new club downtown!
See also: booty, shake

shake your booty

dance energetically. informal
Booty in this context means ‘buttocks’ (it originated in African American slang in the 1920s, probably as an alteration of botty , itself a shortened form of bottom .
See also: booty, shake
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On a night when the West Indies took home a world title after 33 years, the social media was abuzz not with tales of how the team snatched victory out of the jaws of defeat, but about how Darren Sammy and his men, especially ' Hurricane' Gayle, shook their booty to ' Gangnam style' moves.