American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Valuables pillaged in time of war; spoils.
- n. Stolen goods.
- n. Informal Goods illicitly obtained, as by bribery.
- n. Informal Things of value, such as gifts, received on one occasion.
- n. Slang Money.
- v. To pillage; spoil.
- v. To take as spoils; steal.
- v. To engage in pillaging.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Booty; plunder, especially such as is taken in war.
- To plunder, as a house or a city which has been taken by storm; pillage; sack; ransack in search of plunder; also, to seize and carry off as plunder.
- To engage in pillage; take booty.
- n. plunder, booty, especially from a ransacked city.
- n. colloquial (US) any prize or profit received for free, especially Christmas presents
- n. video games Items dropped from defeated enemies in video games and online games.
- v. to steal, especially as part of war, riot or other group violence.
- v. video games to examine the corpse of a fallen enemy for loot.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of plundering.
- n. Plunder; booty; especially, the booty taken in a conquered or sacked city.
- n. Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty.
- n. Valuable objects.
- n. slang Money.
- v. To plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully obtained by war.
- n. informal terms for money
- v. take illegally; of intellectual property
- v. steal goods; take as spoils
- n. goods or money obtained illegally
- Attested 1788, a loan from Hindustani लूट /لوٹ lūṭ (spoil, booty), from Sanskrit लुण्ट luṇṭ "to rob, plunder". The verb is from 1842. Fallows (1885) records both the noun and the verb as "Recent. Anglo-Indian". (Wiktionary)
- Hindi lūṭ, from Sanskrit loptram, lotram, plunder; see reup- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Among the loot is a Sweet Pea candle (the pink one in the back) from Full Moon Candles, two of the Choco Balm Experimental Lip Balms and a Banana Nut Bread Beeswax candle and more!”
“Also, there's the fact the table that generates the loot is a little bit off.”
“Conn took care of them, assisted by Sylvie, who had rummaged an even more attractive costume out of what she called the loot-cellar.”
“Sometimes the loot is hidden between burnt books on a shelf or strewn out on the floor.”
“You would think that after all of the catastrophic economic implosions still ongoing in the public sector, that there wouldn't be any more money to loot from the treasuries.”
“As sure as loot is loot, old Johannes Maartens would have got away and across the Yellow Sea with his booty had it not been for the fog next day that lost him.”
“KUHN: He says the loot from the NATO convoys is openly sold in markets in several cities.”
“Their loot is not too stable, and not enjoyed for long.”
“A Mythos style loot system, where EVERY person gets loot from a monster.”
“I have heard that the museums there are wonderful – as Chang Kai-shek carried over boat loads of loot from the mainland.”
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