Definition of Dr Martens in English:

Dr Martens

Line breaks: Dr Mar|tens
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːtɪnz
(also Doc Martens, Doctor Martens, or DMs)


  • A type of heavy lace-up boot or shoe with an air-cushioned sole.
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    • This means that it's time to get rid of your desert boots and Doc Martens.
    • I have a tan pair of Doc Martens shoes that look really good with white pants.
    • I tie on my black Doc Martens boots and head for the door.


1970s: named after Klaus Maertens, German inventor of the sole.

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