- wearing jackboots.
- brutally and oppressively bullying: a jackbooted militarism.
Origin of jackbooted
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Examples from the Web for jackbooted
In fundraising appeals to members, it fans fears that jackbooted feds are coming for your guns.Pro-Gun Absolutism: The Gun Lobby’s Push to Privatize Law and Order
April 9, 2013