spoils or plunder taken by pillaging, as in war.
anything taken by dishonesty, force, stealth, etc.:
a burglar’s loot.
a collection of valued objects:
The children shouted and laughed as they opened their Christmas loot.
You’ll have a fine time spending all that loot.
act of looting or plundering:
to take part in the loot of a conquered city.
verb (used with object)
to carry off or take (something) as loot:
to loot a nation’s art treasures.
to despoil by taking loot; plunder or pillage (a city, house, etc.), as in war.
to rob, as by burglary or corrupt activity in public office:
to loot the public treasury.
verb (used without object)
to take loot; plunder:
The conquerors looted and robbed.
simple past tense of 1 .
goods stolen during pillaging, as in wartime, during riots, etc
goods, money, etc, obtained illegally
(informal) money or wealth
the act of looting or plundering
to pillage (a city, settlement, etc) during war or riots
to steal (money or goods), esp during pillaging
1842, verbal noun from loot (v.).
“goods taken from an enemy, etc.,” 1788, Anglo-Indian, from Hindi lut, from Sanskrit loptram, lotram “booty, stolen property,” from PIE *roup-tro-, from root *reup- “to snatch” (see rip (v.)). The verb is first attested 1821, from the noun. Related: Looted; looting.
Money, esp a large amount of money: Rich planters would come and spend some awful large amounts of loot/ There’s a lot of loot there, kiddo (1930+ Jazz musicians)
A lieutenant; lieut (1898+)
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