hip boot

noun

: a waterproof boot reaching to the hips

Examples of hip boot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For an upcoming trip to Kodiak Island in May, my wife and I both grabbed a pair of hip boots insulated with 600 grams of Thinsulate. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 14 Mar. 2023 In fact, hip boots have some distinct advantages over chest waders. Morgan Lyle, Field & Stream, 20 Mar. 2023 Anglers typically cast flashy spinning lures into the muddy water, where hip boots or chest waders are strongly recommended. Matt Tunseth, Anchorage Daily News, 19 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hip boot was in 1853

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“Hip boot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip%20boot. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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