bootie

[boo-tee]
noun
  1. 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.
  2. bootee(def 1).

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
noun
  1. a variant of bootee

bootie

2
noun
  1. 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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