top boot


Definition of top boot

: a high boot often with light-colored leather bands around the upper part

Examples of top boot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yates said the man was wearing a maroon short-sleeve T-shirt, tan coveralls and tan or brown canvas leather high-top boots. Carol Robinson |, al, 9 Mar. 2020 The sock is thin, with little padding, and the cut falls down below the ankle, which, while fine for low-cut sneakers, makes this a poor choice for high-top boots. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, 23 Sep. 2019 The top boot camp for CEOs is a chips and cola giant Most CEOs are extremely well-educated. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 27 June 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'top boot.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of top boot

1768, in the meaning defined above

Buying Guide

Our team at The Usage has selected the best hiking boots for women.

Learn More About top boot

Time Traveler for top boot

Time Traveler

The first known use of top boot was in 1768

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near top boot

top block

top boot


See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for top boot

Cite this Entry

“Top boot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!