Loot

Definition of Loot

Pronunciation: lŌt
n.1.The act of plundering.
2.Plunder; booty; especially, the booty taken in a conquered or sacked city.
3.Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty.
4.Valuable objects; as, the child was delighted with all the loot he got for his birthday.
5.Money; as, you shouldn't carry all that loot around with you in the city; she made a pile of loot from trading in cattle futures.
v. t. & i.1.To plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully obtained by war.
[imp. & p. p. Looted; p. pr. & vb. n. Looting.]
Looting parties . . . ransacking the houses.
- L. Oliphant.

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