jump boot


: a boot worn especially by paratroopers

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There is a very real chance that Link's uncle could give you the high-jump boots that allow Samus to then go claim the Master Sword somewhere deep in Norfair. Scott White, Ars Technica, 3 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jump boot was in 1942

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“Jump boot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jump%20boot. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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