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bovver boots Line breaks: bov¦ver boots
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒvəbuːts/

Definition of bovver boots in English:


British informal
Heavy laced boots extending to the mid-calf, typically worn by skinheads.
Example sentences
  • 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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