Definition of boodie in English:

boodie

noun

  • A burrowing rat-kangaroo found only on islands off Western Australia.

    • ‘A related species, the burrowing bettong, will scavenge sheep carcasses.’
    • ‘When we started, people didn't know what bilbies and boodies and bettons and numbats were, and now they do.’
    • ‘The company which values its boodies, bandicoots and other animals on its balance sheet, issued shares at A $2.50 when it listed.’
    • ‘Paisley had a gecko to release and we saw two bilbies and two burrowing bettongs.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Nyungar burdi.

Pronunciation:

boodie

/ˈbuːdi/