Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the East Indies, a plunderer; a looter. See pindaree.

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Examples

  • As Lord Buckley would say, the booty is looty this week at Birdland, where the reigning royal hipness, Kurt Elling, is backed by the hard-driving, 17-piece Klüvers Big Band from Denmark, plus tenor giant Lew Tabackin .

    Birthday Wishes, Halloween Dreams

  • In contrast to the more typical 3D 'tours' that abound, the game designers often walk a fine line when figuring out how best to dangle a nice, looty carrot in front of their audience; somewhat on the same subject (loot!), Roger Travis goes back to the The Golden Years of Atari, 1978 - 1981 Have time to waste on this lovely August Saturday?

    Kotaku

  • Let it loosen your mind with sentences like this: “Fudder and lighting for ally looty, any filly in a fog, for O’Cronione lags acrumbling in his sands but his sunsunsuns still tumble on” 1971, 415.

    The Next Ten Minutes

  • Fudder and lighting for ally looty, any filly in a fog, for O’Cronione lags acrumbling in his sands but his sunsunsuns still tumble on.

    Finnegans Wake

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