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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Then the shelves that house thousands of pairs of cowboy boots, from exotic Caiman crocodile skin to trendy Western booties. Condé Nast Traveler, "15 Best Things To Do in Austin," 4 Mar. 2018 His neon-green Salomon trail running shoes were the highlight, though, and a departure from his signature cowboy boots. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "At 78, Ralph Lauren Was Still the Most Modern-Looking Man at the CFDA Awards," 4 June 2018 On a bitter, gray Michigan morning in January, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina stood in her office, zipped up her robes over a pair of jeans and cowboy boots, and stepped through the door into Courtroom 5. Jason Schmidt, Glamour, "The Army of Women Who Took Down Larry Nassar," 30 Oct. 2018 Never one to disappoint with her off-duty style, Jenner rocked a printed turtleneck, light wash jeans, pointed cowboy boots, and a sweeping FRAME for FWRD black leather coat for the outing. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall Jenner Stopped at McDonald's After the British Fashion Awards," 11 Dec. 2018 Recently an Amazon search for clothing hangers led to an Amazon search for white cowboy boots which led to an Amazon purchase of one of my most essential fall outfit pieces ever. Tara Gonzalez, Glamour, "These 18 Items from Amazon Transformed All My Fall Outfits," 28 Sep. 2018 Kylie made her cowboy boots look even more jaw-dropping than ever by opting for a stiletto-heeled style that reaches well past her knees, as opposed to the more traditional chunky mid-calf style. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Kylie Jenner Wears Thigh-High Cowboy Boots," 22 Aug. 2018 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

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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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