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.

Origin of bootie

First recorded in 1790–1800; boot1 + -ie
Can be confusedbootee bootie booty
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British Dictionary definitions for bootie (1 of 2)

bootie

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/ (ˈbuːtɪ) /

noun

a variant of bootee

British Dictionary definitions for bootie (2 of 2)

bootie

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/ (ˈbuːtɪ) /

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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