cowboy boot


Definition of cowboy boot

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

Examples of cowboy boot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like the cowboy boot in Prescott, the pinecone will make two drops: one at 10 p.m. and another at midnight. azcentral, "New Year's Eve 2020 parties around Arizona: Here's where to bid farewell to 2019," 20 Dec. 2019 One of them is the cowboy boot, which has been continuously remade every season. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "The Types of Boots Always Worth Investing In," 21 Oct. 2019 So naturally, a cowboy boot would be its final form. Jenae Sitzes, Country Living, "This Cowboy Boot-Shaped Texas Home Is Every Cowgirl's Dream Home," 22 Mar. 2017 At a motel in the middle of Tucson, Arizona, a head and neck surgeon in cowboy boots and blue jeans is sitting by the pool and rhapsodizing about fossilized skulls. Richard Conniff, National Geographic, "Inside the homes (and minds) of fossil collectors," 25 Sep. 2019 Instead of the row houses and pavement of the crowded outskirts of Baltimore, Butler was suddenly walking down dirt paths that cut through the woods and going to school with kids who wore cowboy boots seriously. al, "Dre Butler signs with Auburn, accomplishes his mission," 23 Feb. 2020 Aries, 1900s With your fiery temperament currently at bay, ignite the Wild West look this autumn by adding a pair of low key cowboy boots to your wardrobe. Lisa Stardust, Teen Vogue, "What to Wear During Mercury Retrograde, According to Your Zodiac Sign," 20 Feb. 2020 The Bayou Country Superfest is hanging up its cowboy boots and spurs. USA TODAY, "Atari hotel, Wienermobile warning, goat mayor’s K-9 rival: News from around our 50 states," 29 Jan. 2020 With his customary cowboy boots back on, Fulmer’s presence in a clubhouse comprised largely of young players was unmistakable. Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press, "How Michael Fulmer spent his summer off: 'Talking to a 3-month-old ... about pitch grips'," 26 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of cowboy boot

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Cowboy boot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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cowboy boot


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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