gum boot
noun Date: 1850 a rubber boot

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gum|boot — «GUHM boot», noun. a rubber boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • gum boot — noun a high boot made of rubber • Syn: ↑rubber boot • Hypernyms: ↑boot * * * noun : rubber boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • boot — boot·er; boot·ery; boot·heel; boot; boot·hose; boot·leg·ger; boot·less; boot·lick·er; boot·man; free·boot; free·boot·er; gum·boot·ed; boot·lick; boot·strap; boot·a·ble; boot·less·ly; boot·less·ness; fire·boot; …   English syllables

  • gum — al·gum; be·gum; boo·gum; clag·gum; de·gum; gum; gum·boot·ed; gum·bo·til; gum·by; gum·drop·py; gum·har; gum·lah; gum·less; gum·lie; gum·ma; gum·mif·er·ous; gum·mi·ly; gum·mi·ness; gum·mite; gum·mo·sis; gum·mous; ju·gum; kor·ri·gum; man·gum;… …   English syllables

  • gum — gum1 gumless, adj. gumlike, adj. /gum/, n., v., gummed, gumming. n. 1. any of various viscid, amorphous exudations from plants, hardening on exposure to air and soluble in or forming a viscid mass with water. 2. any of various similar exudations …   Universalium

  • rubber boot — noun a high boot made of rubber • Syn: ↑gum boot • Hypernyms: ↑boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • gumboot — gum|boot [ˈgʌmbu:t] n BrE old fashioned [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: gum rubber + boot] a tall boot made of rubber that you wear to keep your feet dry = ↑wellington boot …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gumboot — gum•boot [[t]ˈgʌmˌbut[/t]] n. australian clo a rubber boot usu. extending to the calf or knee • Etymology: 1840–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • gumbooted — gum·boot·ed …   English syllables

  • Shoe tossing — (or shoe flinging), the act of using shoes as improvised projectiles or weapons, is a constituent of a number of folk sports and practices. Today, it is commonly the act of throwing a pair of shoes onto telephone wires, powerlines, or other… …   Wikipedia

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