hip boot

noun

: a waterproof boot reaching to the hips

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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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Cite this Entry

“Hip boot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip%20boot. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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