Simple Definition of jackboot
: a heavy military boot that reaches above the knee
Full Definition of jackboot
1 : a heavy military boot made of glossy black leather extending above the knee and worn especially during the 17th and 18th centuries
2 : the spirit or policy of militarism or totalitarianism
3 : a laceless military boot reaching to the calf
First Known Use of jackboot
Rhymes with jackboot
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