bootie

[ boo-tee ]
/ ˈbu ti /
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noun

Also bootee. a usually soft, sometimes disposable sock or bootlike covering for the foot or shoe, as for informal wear, warmth, or protection: quilted booties for après-ski; germfree, throwaway booties for surgical teams.

Nearby words

  1. bootheel,
  2. boothia,
  3. boothia peninsula,
  4. boothroyd,
  5. booths,
  6. booting,
  7. bootjack,
  8. bootlace,
  9. bootlace fungus,
  10. bootlace worm

Origin of bootie

First recorded in 1790–1800; boot1 + -ie

Can be confusedbootee bootie booty

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British Dictionary definitions for bootie

bootie

1
/ (ˈbuːtɪ) /

noun

a variant of bootee

noun

British slang a Royal Marine

Word Origin for bootie

C20: from bootneck, so called from the leather tab used to close their tunic collars

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