Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A stupid or foolish person; a dolt.
  • noun A woman's breast.
  • noun A manboob.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb to commit a faux pas or fault.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person.
  • noun informal or vulgar a female breast.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun slang breast, especially human female
  • noun informal, pejorative Idiot, dummy, dork.
  • verb informal, intransitive To make a mistake

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
  • noun either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for booby.]

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for booby.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Short for booby. The noun sense "breast" dates to 1945, while the noun sense "dummy" dates to 1909.

Examples

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  • A large (or small in some instances) nest of heaven on a woman's chest.

    June 5, 2008

  • At the risk of being sexist I just think it is so great that we use the word 'boob' for a body part - it's funny!

    June 26, 2008

  • Boob

    June 27, 2008

  • boob

    June 27, 2008

  • They (body parts) should be called doob, so that they are symmetrical.

    June 27, 2008

  • If you have a problem with asymmetrical boobs, I could come around and adjust them a bit. If you like.

    June 27, 2008

  • You could also call them bood if you prefer everything jammed together. (Gee, I wish I could see uselessness blush.)

    June 27, 2008

  • It's bood if you going out -- doob if you're just staying around the house (or the Porch).

    June 27, 2008

  • And if it's a very special occasion: pooq.

    June 27, 2008

  • UK vernacular: (1) a mistake; (2) bosom

    I find it unsatisfactory to describe breasts as a mistake!

    July 22, 2008