gumboot

[ guhm-boot ]
/ ˈgʌmˌbut /
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noun

a rubber boot.

Nearby words

  1. gum up,
  2. gumball,
  3. gumbo,
  4. gumbo-limbo,
  5. gumboil,
  6. gumboots,
  7. gumbotil,
  8. gumdrop,
  9. gumi,
  10. gumlands

Origin of gumboot

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; gum1 + boot1

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British Dictionary definitions for gumboots

gumboots

/ (ˈɡʌmˌbuːts) /

pl n

another name for Wellington boots (def. 1)
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