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Definition of Booby

Booby
Booby Boo"by (b[=oo]"b[y^]), n.; pl. Boobies (-b[i^]z). [Sp. bobo dunce, idiot; cf. L. balbus stammering, E. barbarous.] 1. A dunce; a stupid fellow. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A swimming bird (Sula fiber or S. sula) related to the common gannet, and found in the West Indies, nesting on the bare rocks. It is so called on account of its apparent stupidity. The name is also sometimes applied to other species of gannets; as, S. piscator, the red-footed booby. (b) A species of penguin of the antarctic seas.
Booby
Booby Boo"by (b[=oo]"b[y^]), a. Having the characteristics of a booby; stupid.

Meaning of Booby from wikipedia

- A booby is a seabird in the genus Sula, part of the family Sulidae. Boobies are closely related to the gannets (Morus), which were formerly included in...
- A booby trap is a device or setup that is intended to kill, harm, or surprise a human being or an animal. It is triggered by the presence or actions of...
- The blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) is a marine bird native to subtropical and tropical regions of the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is one of six species...
- Booby Island may refer to Booby Island (Western Australia) Booby Island (Queensland) Booby Island Light (on Booby Island, Queensland) Booby Island (Saint...
- The booby is a type of seabird. Booby or boobies may also refer to: Breast Booby Island (Queensland), Queensland, Australia Booby Island (Kimberley),...
- example, may receive a booby prize such as a worthless coin. Booby prizes are sometimes jokingly coveted as an object of pride. Booby prizes may also be given...
- The brown booby (Sula leucogaster) is a large seabird of the booby family Sulidae, of which it is perhaps the most common and widespread species. It has...
- Boobyer is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Fred Boobyer (1928–2009), English golfer Neil Boobyer (born 1972), Welsh rugby union player...
- The masked booby (Sula dactylatra), also called the masked gannet or the blue-faced booby, is a large seabird of the booby and gannet family, Sulidae...
- The red-footed booby (Sula sula) is a large seabird of the booby family, Sulidae. Adults always have red feet, but the colour of the plumage varies. They...