top boot


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This rugged high-top boot, the Maine Warden's Hunting Boots, are over $40 off (20% off) and still available in most major sizes. John Thompson, Men's Health, 9 Jan. 2023 The Heritage boot is a low-top boot with minimal rubber sole. Gabe Patrick, Discover Magazine, 29 Oct. 2021 Tecovas became one of the top boot brands in the business practically overnight. Brad Lanphear, Men's Health, 21 Dec. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1768, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of top boot was in 1768

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Cite this Entry

“Top boot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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