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What Does LOOT Mean?

LOOT means Prize or Treasure in an online gaming context.

The word "loot" derives from the Hindi word "lut" and came into English during the early 19th century. "Loot" used to mean booty or stolen property but in gaming terms has come to mean prize or treasure, which may or not be stolen. Loot is usually found in defeated monsters (especially boss monsters) and chests, and boss monsters. As a rule, the tougher the monster to defeat, the better the loot in terms of value or capability.

Summary of Key Points

"Prize or Treasure" is the most common definition for LOOT on online gaming forums.
LOOT
Definition:Prize or Treasure
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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Examples of LOOT in Sentences

Here is an example of LOOT being used in an online conversation:
  • Jack: This monster better have some wicked LOOT because it is rattling my health badly.
  • Matt: It will have. Hang in there!

Example of LOOT Used in a Text

Using LOOT on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, or Snapchat)

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