Definition of the bootinformal
- He got the boot for talking to the press about company secrets.
: something to equalize a trade
: avail, profit
: a fitted covering (as of leather or rubber) for the foot and usually reaching above the ankle
: an instrument of torture used to crush the leg and foot
: something that resembles or is likened to a boot
: to put boots on
: to eject or discharge summarily
: booty, plunder
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