There are 2 translations of boot in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /buːt/


  • 1 [Clothing/Indumentaria] bota (feminine); (short) botín (masculine) a pair of boots unas botas, un par de botas soccer/rugby boots botines (masculine plural) de fútbol/rugby the boot's on the other foot now se ha vuelto la tortilla, se ha dado vuelta la tortilla (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) to be as tough as an old boot o (British English/inglés británico) 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 (Mexico/México) la barba or (Chile) la pata a algn [colloquial/familiar], chuparle las medias a algn (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], lambonear a algn (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar] to put o stick the boot in (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] (lit: kick) dar* patadas (attack, condemn) ensañarse (before noun/delante del nombre) boot polish betún (masculine), grasa (feminine) (Mexico/México) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) pomada (feminine) or (Chile) pasta (feminine) de zapatos boot tree horma (feminine) de bota bet 2 2 big 1 6
    More example sentences
    • 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 [Computing/Informática] arranque (masculine) warm/cold boot arranque caliente/frío
    More example sentences
    • 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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 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 [Computing/Informática]

    boot (up)

    arrancar*, butear [colloquial/familiar]

Phrasal verbs

boot out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] echar, poner* de patitas en la calle [colloquial/familiar], sacar* a patadas [colloquial/familiar]

boot up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[Computing/Informática] arrancar*, butear [colloquial/familiar]

Definition of boot in: