Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who accepts or acquires boodle; one who sells his vote or influence for a bribe, or acquires money fraudulently from the public.
- n. slang, baseball, dated, 19th C one displaying unsportsmanlike behavior
“Which politician was the boodler and which the reformer?”
“I'm sure every boodler saw that headline, "Abbas flies home to violent opposition," and had the same thought, which is: They weren't THAT awful of a band, even if "Dancing Queen" is pretty atrocious.”
“Mr. Candidate, it's been reported that you're a boodler.”
“If the alleged boodler commented, the comment was a fair way to bootstrap the allegation into other news outlets.”
“The man was a stiff, a hackocrat, and a boodler...a friend of the boyz in the back room.”
“Besides salary and per diem, each Secret Service employee received a whopping twenty-five dollars for each boodler he captured.”
“Cheaper, botched fakes were sold or sharewared to low-level gangs of boodler wannabes.”
“It's because you are a fair fighter and not a boodler that we want you at the head of the street department now.”
“Some of 'em won't go anyway -- act as if they looked down on politics; say it's only helping one boodler against another.”
“Did he just bluff with me when he called me a boodler and threw me downstairs in the county convention?”
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