Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of bovver boots in English:
Heavy laced boots extending to the mid-calf, typically worn by skinheads.
- But it has evolved from the skinhead and bovver boots image of the Seventies.
- Is it time to cast off the bovver boots and pull on some sensible walking shoes?
- The fairies, with their grubby faces and bovver boots, look and behave in part like naughty children who have raided the dressing-up box and in part like escapees from the local lunatic asylum.
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