Associations to the word «Loot»


LOOT, noun. (UK dialectal) (Northern England) (Scotland) A kind of scoop or ladle, chiefly used to remove the scum from brine-pans in saltworks.
LOOT, noun. The act of plundering.
LOOT, noun. Plunder, booty, especially from a ransacked city.
LOOT, noun. (colloquial) (US) any prize or profit received for free, especially Christmas presents
LOOT, noun. (video games) Items dropped from defeated enemies in video games and online games.
LOOT, verb. To steal, especially as part of war, riot or other group violence.
LOOT, verb. (video games) to examine the corpse of a fallen enemy for loot.

Dictionary definition

LOOT, noun. Goods or money obtained illegally.
LOOT, noun. Informal terms for money.
LOOT, verb. Take illegally; of intellectual property; "This writer plundered from famous authors".
LOOT, verb. Steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners".

Wise words

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