cowboy boot


Definition of cowboy boot 

: a boot made with a high arch, a high Cuban heel, and usually fancy stitching

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When pressed, cowboy boot wearers tend to talk about practicality—that word again. Nancy Macdonell, WSJ, "The Cowboy Boot’s Unlikely Journey from Ranch to Runway," 21 Aug. 2018 Rock-star dad is brave whether in his high-water Levis, cowboy boots and a straw hat, dancing the hoedown with 20 first-graders, or attempting a hair bun for his little girl’s dance recital. Jaclyn Stapp,, "Jaclyn Stapp's Blog: A Father's Day Tribute to My Husband (and Our Hero!) Scott," 18 June 2018 From the rodeo, vendors and customers have shipped cowboy boots and hats, stuffed animals and food products, such as jars of honey and boxes of toffee, Carson said. Paul Takahashi, Houston Chronicle, "The Houston Rodeo is so big, it has its own post office," 8 Mar. 2018 Thank God because male corsets without cowboy boots would be absurd. Fox News, "Gutfeld: The state of civility," 1 July 2018 Wade’s cheeky oversized cowboy boots at North Star Mall. Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News, "More public art projects planned as San Antonio marks its 300th birthday," 3 May 2018 Above, 10 affordable cowboy boots to slip on and go this spring. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Cowboy Boots Are Back! 10 Updated (And Affordable) Pairs to Channel Your Inner City Slicker," 22 Mar. 2018 In recent years, rustic wedding venues have cropped up in cities like Magnolia, Montgomery and Crosby, offering farm and ranch settings for brides and grooms who plan to wear cowboy boots on their big day. Dana Burke, Houston Chronicle, "Where to have your own barn wedding in the Houston area," 21 May 2018 The footwear included cowboy boots painted with the Stars and Stripes, the perfect accompaniment to a jumpsuit in a bald eagle-American flag print. Washington Post, "Prada redefines youthful elegance with psychedelic flair," 17 June 2018

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First Known Use of cowboy boot

1895, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of cowboy boot

: a type of boot that has a thick heel and often a decorative design on the upper part and that is worn especially by cowboys and cowgirls

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