Boot Boot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Booted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Booting}.] 1. To put boots on, esp. for riding. [1913 Webster]

Coated and booted for it. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

2. To punish by kicking with a booted foot. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Booted — Boot ed, a. 1. Wearing boots, especially boots with long tops, as for riding; as, a booted squire. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having an undivided, horny, bootlike covering; said of the tarsus of some birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Booted — Boot Boot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Booted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Booting}.] 1. To profit; to advantage; to avail; generally followed by it; as, what boots it? [1913 Webster] What booteth it to others that we wish them well, and do nothing for them?… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • booted — adj. Booted is used with these nouns: ↑foot …   Collocations dictionary

  • booted — adj 1. American expelled, booted out (of school or college). A preppie term of the 1970s. 2. British ugly. One of a set of terms, including busted and kicked, in vogue since 2000 and employing a damage metaphor …   Contemporary slang

  • booted — boot·ed || buːtɪd adj. wearing boots, having a certain type of boot (black booted, etc.) buːt n. shoe which extends over the ankle; startup of a computer (Computers); trunk, luggage compartment of a car (British); dismissal; kick v. kick;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • booted — A vehicle which has been disabled by a denver boot is said to be booted …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • booted — Ⅰ. boot [1] ► NOUN 1) a sturdy item of footwear covering the foot and ankle, and sometimes the lower leg. 2) informal a hard kick. 3) Brit. a space at the back of a car for carrying luggage. ► VERB 1) kick hard. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • booted — adjective Date: 1552 wearing boots …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • booted — /booh tid/, adj. 1. equipped with or wearing boots. 2. Ornith. (of the tarsus of certain birds) covered with a continuous horny, bootlike sheath. [1545 55; BOOT1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • booted — boot•ed [[t]ˈbu tɪd[/t]] adj. equipped with or wearing boots • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

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