- an ankle-high shoe, laced through two pairs of eyelets, often made of suede.
Compare jodhpur(def 2).
Origin of chukka boot
1945–50; so called from its resemblance to a polo boot. See chukker
Also called chuk·ka.
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- polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7 1/2 minutes
C20: from Hindi cakkar, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle
- an ankle-high boot made of suede or rubber and worn for playing polo