noun(usually gumboots) dated, chiefly British
A long rubber boot; a wellington: wearing his mackintosh and a new pair of gumboots
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- All that was left was the letterbox and a pair of rubber gumboots.
- They may need gumboots or sturdy footwear for the 15-minute walk from the carpark to the memorial site, Ms Cowin said.
- It was much smoother for us this time - there were no doctors in white plastic aprons and white rubber gumboots, there were no suction cups and no forceps and no blood splatters.
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