Definition of Boobyism

1. a state of stupidity [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boobyism

boobooks
booboos
boobs
booby
booby-hatch
booby-trap
booby-trapped
booby-trapping
booby-traps
booby hatch
booby prize
booby prizes
booby trap
booby traps
boobyish
boobyism (current term)
boobyisms
boobytrap
boobytrapped
boobytrapping
boobytraps
boocoo
boocoos
booder
boodie
boodied
boodies
boodle
boodled
boodler

Literary usage of Boobyism

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1847)
"Why, then, are not all boys called Bolsi We beg pardon for having given so much space to this incoherent and contradictory boobyism. We presume that Mr. Tal ..."

2. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1917)
"... to see whether the pre-war threads would be upheld by bits of wonderful work, or obscured, if not destroyed, by English indifference and boobyism. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"... and Jack Bannister, and Monsieur Alexandre, dressed up as dowagers in—The Queen's business, the most generous and striking display of—English boobyism, ..."

4. The Yale Literary Magazine by Yale University, Lyman Hotchkiss Bagg (1850)
"... their characters ;" " ordered," instead of " put in order ;" the boobyism of using " vanity," as synonymous with " pride ;" " circumspect fortifications ..."

5. The Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, Evangeline Maria O'Connor (1901)
"In his consequential verdancy, his aristocratic official boobyism, and his lean-witted, lack-brain originality, ..."

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