Definition of Boodle

1. Noun. Informal terms for money.

Exact synonyms: Bread, Cabbage, Clams, Dinero, Dough, Gelt, Kale, Lettuce, Lolly, Loot, Lucre, Moolah, Pelf, Scratch, Shekels, Simoleons, Sugar, Wampum
Generic synonyms: Money
Derivative terms: Cabbage



2. Noun. A gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card.
Exact synonyms: Chicago, Michigan, Newmarket, Stops
Generic synonyms: Card Game, Cards

Definition of Boodle

1. n. The whole collection or lot; caboodle.

Definition of Boodle

1. Noun. Money, ''especially'' when acquired or spent illegally or improperly; swag. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boodle

1. to take bribes [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boodle

booby trap
booby traps
boobyish
boobyism
boobyisms
boobytrap
boobytrapped
boobytrapping
boobytraps
boocoo
boocoos
booder
boodie
boodied
boodies
boodle (current term)
boodled
boodler
boodlers
boodles
boodling
boody
boodying
booed
booer
booers
boof
boofhead
boofheads
boofier

Literary usage of Boodle

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1. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1904)
"And boodle, being so seised, afterwards, to wit, on the 16th of February, 1841, duly made and published his last will and testament in writing, bearing, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1871)
"boodle and Three Others. May 1. This court will not entertain an ... In this action the defendants severed in pleading—boodle and Norcutt pleading together, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Charles James Gale, Court of Exchequer Chamber, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Henry Davison, Court of King's Bench, Great Britain (1843)
"boodle and Wife. Tuesday April 26/A. for a libel. Plea: not guilty. At the trial before In answer to Lord Denman CJ, at Westminster, at the sittings after ..."

4. The Struggle for Self-government: Being an Attempt to Trace American by Lincoln Steffens (1906)
"No wonder Chicago, with council-reform and boodle beaten, found itself a Minneapolis of police and administrative graft! No wonder Pittsburg, when it broke ..."

5. Uncle Walt [Walt Mason] the Poet Philosopher by Walt Mason (1910)
"... then you'll get a lot of pleasure from the life you're leading here; there are better things than boodle in this little whirling sphere. ..."

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