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boot1 US English

A sturdy item of footwear covering the foot, the ankle, and sometimes the leg below the knee

boot2 US English

As well; in addition

boot1 US Thesaurus

his shot was booted away by the goalkeeper

boot2 US Thesaurus

he's not only intelligent, he's handsome to boot

the shoe is on the other foot US English

The situation, in particular the holding of advantage, has reversed

boot camp US English

A military training camp for new recruits, with strict discipline

boot-cut US English

(Of jeans or other trousers) flared very slightly below the knee, so as to be worn comfortably over boots

boot top US English

The part of a ship’s hull just above the waterline, typically marked by a line of contrasting color

half boot US English

A boot that reaches up to the calf

hip boot US English

A waterproof boot that reaches the hip

knee boot US English

A boot that reaches to the knee

moon boot US English

A warm, thickly padded boot with an outer surface of fabric or plastic

snow boot US English

A warm waterproof boot worn in the snow

top boot US English

A high boot with a broad band of a different material or color at the top

Ugg boot US English

A type of soft sheepskin boot originating in Australia

ankle boot US English

A boot that reaches to or just above the ankle

boot-faced US English

Having a grim or scowling expression

cowboy boot US English

A style of boot with a pointed toe and a moderately high heel, extending to mid-calf

Denver boot US English

See boot1noun1noun1noun.

desert boot US English

A lightweight boot with the upper made from suede

field boot US English

A close-fitting, knee-length military boot

rubber boot US English

A knee-length waterproof rubber or plastic boot

thigh boot US English

A boot that reaches to the thigh

boot-scooting US English

Another term for line dancing.

Chelsea boot US English

An elastic-sided, ankle-high boot

congress boot US English

A high boot with elastic sides

Hessian boot US English

A high tasseled leather boot, originally worn by Hessian troops

Russian boot US English

A boot that loosely encloses the wearer’s calf

get the boot US English

Be dismissed from one’s job

stockman's boot US English

A riding boot with elastic sides

car boot sale US English

An outdoor sale at which people sell unwanted possessions, typically from the boots of their cars

give someone the boot US English

Dismiss someone from their job

boot someone off in boot1 US English

Force someone to leave a vehicle unceremoniously

boot someone out in boot1 US English

Force someone to leave a place, institution, or job unceremoniously

to boot in boot2 US Thesaurus

he's not only intelligent, he's handsome to boot

bootboy US English

A rowdy or violent youth typically having close-cropped hair and wearing heavy boots

gumboot US English

Chiefly British term for gum2noun2noun2noun.

reboot US English

(With reference to a computer system) boot or be booted again

Ugh boot in Ugg boot US English

A type of soft sheepskin boot originating in Australia

bootlick US English

Behave obsequiously towards someone in order to gain favour

get the boot in boot1 US English

Be dismissed from one’s job

Denver boot in boot1 US English

A clamp placed by the police on the wheel of an illegally parked vehicle to make it immobile

bootblack US English

A person employed to polish boots and shoes

bootlicker US English

An obsequious or overly deferential person; a toady

bootloader US English

A program that loads an operating system when a computer is turned on

bootmaker US English

A maker of boots and shoes

bovver boots US English

Heavy laced boots extending to the mid-calf, typically worn by skinheads

combat boots US English

Boots of a type worn by soldiers in combat, typically black with laces and thick rubber soles

napoleon boot in napoleon US English

A 19th-century man’s boot reaching above the knee in front and with a piece cut out behind, originally worn by cavalrymen


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