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gumboot Syllabification: gum·boot
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəmˌbo͞ot/

Definition of gumboot in English:


(usually gumboots)
Chiefly British term for gum1 (sense 2 of the noun).
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with gumboot

snow boot • marabout
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