There are 2 translations of boot in Spanish:

boot1

Pronunciation: /buːt/

n

  • 1 [Clothing] bota (f); (short) botín (m) a pair of boots unas botas, un par de botas soccer/rugby boots botines (mpl) de fútbol/rugby the boot's on the other foot now se ha vuelto la tortilla, se ha dado vuelta la tortilla (CS) to be as tough as an old boot o (BrE) old boots [colloquial/familiar] [meat/poultry] estar* como una suela de zapato [person] ser* muy fuerte to die with one's boots on o in one's boots morir* con las botas puestas, morir* al pie del cañón to lick sb's boots [colloquial/familiar] adular a algn, hacerle* la pelota or (Méx) la barba or (Chi) la pata a algn [familiar/colloquial], chuparle las medias a algn (RPl) [familiar/colloquial], lambonear a algn (Col) [familiar/colloquial] to put o stick the boot in (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] (lit: kick) dar* patadas (attack, condemn) ensañarse (before n) boot polish betún (m), grasa (f) (Méx) or (RPl) pomada (f) or (Chi) pasta (f) de zapatos boot tree horma (f) de bota bet2 1 2 big1 6
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    • This winter's stylish footwear, from ankle boots to sneakers, will have you praying for more days of snowfall.
    • You will need to wear sturdy footwear, preferably boots, old warm clothes including waterproofs, and bring a packed lunch.
    • She was wearing a white dress, which came pass her knees; she wore no sandals, boots, or footwear of any kind.
  • 5 [Comput] arranque (m) warm/cold boot arranque caliente/frío
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    • As you can probably tell by the loud buzzing and whirring sounds your computer makes when you turn it on, the boot-up process puts a lot of strain on your system.
    • It's like setting Windows in hibernation mode so that it doesn't have to go through the entire boot-up process when it's called upon.
    • It includes a system monitoring tool and utilities to change the boot-up image and to update the BIOS.
  • 6to boot [humorístico/humorous] (as linker) para rematarla, por si fuera poco

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of boot in Spanish:

boot2

vt

  • 1.1 (kick) [colloquial/familiar] darle* una patada or un puntapié a, patear he booted the ball into the net metió el balón en la red de una patada 1.2 [Comput]

    boot (up)

    arrancar*, butear [familiar/colloquial]
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    • They shoved the door open - kicking it, booting it, shoving three or four times, and as they shoved the door open I put the knife through the gap.
    • When York kicked off by booting the ball straight out and then giving away a first-minute penalty for offside, things looked bleak.
    • Each time she missed, Jesse taunted her again, until Amber was so angry with him that she booted it the hardest she ever had.
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    • Instead of booting from the hard disk, your computer will now boot from the floppy and a menu will appear.
    • Then the infected floppy disks may infect other computers that boot from them, and the virus copy on the hard disk will try to infect still more floppies.
    • You have to hit the Connect button before you boot up your computer.

Phrasal verbs

boot out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] echar, poner* de patitas en la calle [familiar/colloquial], sacar* a patadas [familiar/colloquial]

boot up

v + adv
[Comput] arrancar*, butear [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.