1. From Middle English "botye" (advantage) < Middle Lower German "bute" (exchange)

Also swag, plunder, and loot, this term had its heydey with the pirating adventure novels in the style of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". Now used only in this sense by the gaming, noveau-academic, and musically-inclined social circles, it can refer to the objects obtained, including but not limited to coin and cash, valuables, personal effects, and even some of the second definition of the same word, through the sack or otherwise defeat or surrender of the former possessor. In abstract terms, booty can also refer to a sense of victory that can be likened as such.

2. From "1, booty" < Slang

Also butt, ass/arse or behind (among others), denotated as the posterior, usu. that of females, by which the likelihood of sexual attraction and subsequent actions on the parts of both parties are proprotionally determined; this term has gained great use among modern rap artists, although a less directly sexual context appeared as early as the 1970s.
1. Pirates threatened the town with arson, and in return, the citizens surrendered to them much of value - gold, provisions, even a few unwelcome women. The pirates, pleased with their new booty, sailed away and left the town untouched.

2. What I wouldn't give for some of her booty!
by Ivan Komarov August 10, 2006
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1. pirate treasure, plunder or other ill-gotten gains

2. butt, ass, specifically female posterior

3. sex, screwing

4. crap
1. Capt. Yellowbeard: "Split the booty, mates!"

2. Ike Turner: "Shake dat booty, woman! I said shake it! <slap>"

3. Capt. Yellowbeard again: "Split the booty, mates."

4. Vanilla Ice: "What does it mean that my career was "booty". I've never heard that one."
by MC Lucidious Mo\'nashiss April 18, 2003
Approximetely 1/3 of what rappers see in chicks. The other 2/3:
Breasts
Body
Shes got one fine booty! And a great body! And huge racks! She's the whole package, yo!
by Zach G. November 12, 2003
a girls ass, only if its phat.
guy1: damn look at that niiice booty
guy2: ima tap that ass tonight
by . . . . . . . May 07, 2005
A part of the body where the thighs meet. If's it's really big, it's often attractive.
I like really big booties.
by Eddy December 23, 2003
Pirates used this word to describe treasure.
Arr, mateys, claim the booty!
by Will January 25, 2004
Another name for an ass.
Shake your booty tonight on the dance floor.
by PJesus September 15, 2004
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