bootee

[ boo-tee or especially for 1, 3 boo-tee ]
/ buˈti or especially for 1, 3 ˈbu ti /
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noun

Also bootie. a baby's socklike shoe, usually knitted or crocheted, and calf-length or shorter.
any boot having a short leg.

Nearby words

  1. boot-cut,
  2. boot-faced,
  3. boot-licker,
  4. bootblack,
  5. booted,
  6. bootery,
  7. booth,
  8. booth, edwin,
  9. booth, evangeline cory,
  10. booth, john wilkes

Origin of bootee

1790–1800, Americanism; boot1 + -ee, perhaps as pseudo-French spelling of -y2 (-ie)

Can be confusedbootee bootie booty

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British Dictionary definitions for bootee

bootee

bootie

/ (ˈbuːtiː, buːˈtiː) /

noun

a soft shoe for a baby, esp a knitted one
a boot for women and children, esp an ankle-length one
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