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Synonyms for booby
ˈbu biboo·by

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. booby

    Synonyms:
    idiot, dunce, numskull

    Antonyms:
    wiseacre, solon, oracle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dumbbell, dummy, dope, boob, booby, pinheadnoun

    an ignorant or foolish person

    Synonyms:
    the skinny, smoke, gage, blank, boob, green goddess, weed, dope, breast, sess, knocker, skunk, silent person, dumbbell, cola, pinhead, locoweed, bosom, low-down, blank shell, titty, grass, pot, sens, dummy, tit, poop

  2. boobynoun

    small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both

    Synonyms:
    boob, dumbbell, pinhead, dummy, dope

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boobynoun

    Synonyms:
    simpleton, fool, DUNCE

  2. boobynoun

    Synonyms:
    (Ornith.) gannet, noddy, solan goose (sula bassana)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. boobynoun

    Synonyms:
    dolt, dunce, simpleton, numskull, coot, ninny, dullard, witling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "booby":

    spotter, explosive, rubber, tit, weapons

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How to use booby in a sentence?

  1. Sharfan Darwish:

    The situation is under control. They have many bodies on the ground, we are at the four gates to the city. The whole city is booby-trapped. After 20 days of the campaign, we have yet to storm the city.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    As for the pyramids, there is nothing to wonder at in them so much as the fact that so many men could be found degraded enough to spend their lives constructing a tomb for some ambitious booby, whom it would have been wiser and manlier to have drowned in the Nile, and then given his body to the dogs.

  3. Francois Molins:

    The supermarket had also been booby-trapped.

  4. Sharfan Darwish:

    There is news about many Daesh (IS) members escaping and evacuating some areas of Manbij and booby-trapping them, our forces are now on the outskirts of the city. The campaign continues.

  5. John Barrasso:

    Tracy Stone-Manning collaborated with eco-terrorists who had booby trapped trees with metal spikes, she mailed the threatening letter for them and she was part of the cover up. She did not cooperate with investigators until she was caught.


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