Definition of Denver boot in English:

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Denver boot


North American
See boot1 (sense 1 of the noun).
Example sentences
  • On 15 September 1998, in LaSalle, Rosalind Burrowes was loudly objecting as bailiffs bolted a Denver boot on her wheel.
  • Unlawfully parked cars are liable to be towed away or locked with Denver boots.
  • Greg was drunk, so the police put a Denver boot on his car.


Mid 20th century: named after Denver, Colorado, where the boot was introduced in 1949.

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Syllabification: Den·ver boot

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