Boobyish \Boo"by*ish\, a. Stupid; dull. [1913 Webster]

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  • boobyish — booˈbyish adjective 1. Like a booby 2. Stupid • • • Main Entry: ↑booby …   Useful english dictionary

  • booby — booby1 boobyish, adj. /booh bee/, n., pl. boobies. 1. a stupid person; dunce. 2. a gannet of the genus Sula, having a bright bill, bright feet, or both: some are endangered. [1590 1600; earlier pooby, appar. b. poop to befool (now obs.) and BABY; …   Universalium

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