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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Victor Virgile/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Images Gurung, whose customers include Michelle Obama, celebrated some standards of American fashion as well, cowboy boots included, juxtaposing denim, sportswear influences, and grand colorful gowns for evening. Fortune, "Who Gets to Be An American?," 9 Sep. 2019 The governor was in good spirits, hunched over a glass of Coke, with his right sleeve rolled up and his cowboy boots planted on the base of his stool. Eren Orbey, The New Yorker, "Democratic Debate Night with Steve Bullock, the Last Governor in the Presidential Race," 13 Sep. 2019 One men's look in denim included open red lace at the shoulders and black cowboy boots. Fortune, "Who Gets to Be An American?," 9 Sep. 2019 Wade’s boots even hold the Guinness World Record for the largest cowboy boot structure. Sadie Dingfelder, Washington Post, "In 1979, this artist and his giant cowboy boots brought the Wild West to Northwest," 29 Aug. 2019 The full lineup has yet to be announced, but be sure to pack your cowboy boots, as this party on board the Carnival Sunshine ship will surely be the most yeehaw-worthy boat ride of the year for country music fans. Mackenzie Schmidt,, "Sail with a Celeb! How to Cruise with Cardi B, Jon Bon Jovi, Impractical Jokers and More," 6 Aug. 2019 Lil Nas X, clad in a neon-yellow getup, led an absolutely rambunctious crowd in the sing-along while Cyrus delivered his verse at a mic stand, giving in to a few cowboy boot kicks as dancers strutted around him. Jason Lipshutz, Billboard, "Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Ride 'Old Town Road' to the 2019 BET Awards: Watch," 23 June 2019 Another pair of cowboy boots came in red, worn with jeans and a sleeveless white cotton T-shirt. Washington Post, "Prabal Gurung asks: Who gets to be an American?," 9 Sep. 2019 Another pair of cowboy boots came in red, worn with jeans, and a sleeveless white cotton T-shirt. Fortune, "Who Gets to Be An American?," 9 Sep. 2019

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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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