chukka boot

[ chuhk-uh ]
/ ˈtʃʌk ə /

noun

an ankle-high shoe, laced through two pairs of eyelets, often made of suede.

Nearby words

  1. chukchi,
  2. chukchi peninsula,
  3. chukchi sea,
  4. chukchi-kamchatkan,
  5. chukka,
  6. chukker,
  7. chukotian,
  8. chula vista,
  9. chuleta,
  10. chulo


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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British Dictionary definitions for chukka boot

chukka boot

chukka

noun

an ankle-high boot made of suede or rubber and worn for playing polo

Word Origin for chukka boot

C19 chukka

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