[ boo-tee ]
/ ˈbu ti /
a baby's socklike shoe, usually knitted or crocheted, and calf-length or shorter.
a woman's boot having a short leg.
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.
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Also boo·tee [boo-tee, boo-tee] /buˈti, ˈbu ti/ .
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bootiebootie , booty
Words nearby bootie
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Example sentences from the Web for bootie
Every man sharked for his present bootie, but was altogether careless of succeeding penurie.Captain John Smith|Charles Dudley Warner
Wilkinson also had served under Wallis, but he died soon after the return of the Endeavour, and Bootie died on the way home.
British Dictionary definitions for bootie (1 of 2)
/ (ˈbuːtɪ) /
a variant of bootee
British Dictionary definitions for bootie (2 of 2)
/ (ˈbuːtɪ) /
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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