Denver boot


Den·​ver boot ˈden-vər- How to pronounce Denver boot (audio)
: a metal clamp that is locked onto one of the wheels of an automobile to immobilize it especially until its owner pays accumulated parking fines

Word History


Denver, Colorado

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Denver boot was in 1968

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Cite this Entry

“Denver boot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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