Booty vs Footy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between booty and footy

is that booty is (nautical) a form of prize which, when a ship was captured at sea, could be distributed at once or booty can be (slang) the buttocks, usually that of a female or booty can be while footy is (uncountable|british) football (association football) (soccer in us, canada, australia, new zealand).

As an adjective footy is

(uk|dialect|dated) having foots, or settlings.

booty

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl)

Noun

(booties)
  • (nautical) A form of prize which, when a ship was captured at sea, could be distributed at once.
  • Plunder taken from an enemy in time of war, or seized by piracy.
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  • (figuratively) Something that has been stolen or legally obtained from elsewhere.
  • After returning from their Halloween trick-or-treating, the kids settled down to enjoy their booty of candies.
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  • Coordinate terms
    * loot

    Etymology 2

    From butt

    Noun

    (booties)
  • (slang) The buttocks, usually that of a female.
  • You got a big ol' booty .
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  • (slang, not countable) A woman, considered as sexual partner or sex object.
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  • It’s my duty to please that booty .
    Derived terms
    * booty call * bootylicious * onion booty

    Etymology 3

    From .

    Noun

    (booties)
  • footy

    English

    Alternative forms

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    Noun

    (footies)
  • (uncountable, British) football (association football) (soccer in US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand)
  • (uncountable, Australia) The game or sport of football, usually Australian rules football or rugby league, but not soccer
  • (countable, Australia) the ball used in a game of footy.
  • (mostly, plural) A short sock.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (UK, dialect, dated) Having foots, or settlings.
  • footy oil or molasses
  • (UK, dialect, dated) poor; mean
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