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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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 Come for the famous 40-foot-tall cowboy boots, stay for the 140-plus specialty retailers inside, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Dillard’s, H&M, Sephora and Swarovski. Joshua Fechter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio malls provide wide variety of shopping experiences," 11 June 2018 The clothes had a distinct Western flair, with snakeskin blazers, cowboy boots, and bandannas. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, "Body Glitter and Kaia Gerber Featured in YSL’s Menswear Show," 7 June 2018 One friend, Lori Duncan, wore a black, fringed dress and white cowboy boots with metal toes. Lois Smith Brady, New York Times, "You Could Write a Country Song About Them. (He Probably Will.)," 1 June 2018 Former Governor Jerry Brown turned up wearing a work shirt, blue jeans and cowboy boots. Johnny Miller, San Francisco Chronicle, "A look at the past: Cesar Chavez funeral draws 35,000," 25 Apr. 2018 All right, still to come, male corsets, golden cowboy boots, the Paris men's wear show was this week. Fox News, "Gutfeld: The state of civility," 1 July 2018 Oh, and the rope swing, reservable camping spots, and giant cowboy boot statue. Brent Crane, Outside Online, "America's Best Swimming Holes," 1 July 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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