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Definition of "loot" [loot]

  • Valuables pillaged in time of war; spoils. (noun)
  • Stolen goods. (noun)
  • Informal Goods illicitly obtained, as by bribery. (noun)
  • Informal Things of value, such as gifts, received on one occasion. (noun)
  • Slang Money. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "loot" in a sentence
  • "Among the loot is a Sweet Pea candle (the pink one in the back) from Full Moon Candles, two of the Choco Balm Experimental Lip Balms and a Banana Nut Bread Beeswax candle and more!"
  • "Also, there's the fact the table that generates the loot is a little bit off."
  • "Conn took care of them, assisted by Sylvie, who had rummaged an even more attractive costume out of what she called the loot-cellar."