[ UK /bˈuːt/ ]
[ US /ˈbut/ ]
  1. the swift release of a store of affective force
    what a boot!
    they got a great bang out of it
    he does it for kicks
    he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
  2. protective casing for something that resembles a leg
  3. the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    the team's kicking was excellent
    he gave the ball a powerful kick
  4. footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  5. compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools
    he put his golf bag in the trunk
  6. an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg
  7. a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed
  1. cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes
    boot your computer
  2. kick; give a boot to
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How To Use boot In A Sentence

  • They missed it because they are too busy bootlicking ObamaCare, on their hands and knees. Political Instability and the Coming Defeat of ObamaCare | RedState
  • I usually sqirt a drop or two on the front and back of my boots, and a few drops on a wick around the stand. i never used the buck pee though. i have used a couple of tarsal glands from a buck that my friend killed. had small buck circle the tree i hung it from a couple times. When to use What deer pee?
  • A bit of background about me - I do hardware, firmware, and driver development by profession, so I think I'm qualified to provide a guess as to what and where it went wrong: for any computer, there's the initial "bootloader," which is what we commonly refer to as Discussions: Message List - root
  • Most systems default to booting from either the floppy disk drive or the hard drive.
  • He thought the thieves would dispose of the shop's stock at car boot sales or use them for family gifts.
  • The market opened 100 booths selling South Korean clothes on 2,600 square meters of floor last August.
  • The most storied place to find Gaucho boots is Casa Fagliano, a hole-in-the-wall bootmaker in Hurlingham, which is a British suburb of Buenos Aires. 20 Odd Questions: Stephanie Phair
  • The "fruitily perfumed pineapple weed" that came to Britain from Oregon in the late 19th century and then began to spread throughout the countryside, Mr. Mabey says, "exactly tracked the adoption of the treaded motor tyre, to which its ribbed seeds clung" as if the treads were the soles of climbing boots. Stow the Mower, Stop Pulling
  • Even the shoes, booties with vertiginous heels, were covered in grasping little coral-like tentacles that shook as the models -- their faces abloom with gold and colorful stripes -- stomped down the catwalk. Balmain, Zac Posen, Rick Owens & Manish Arora Out Of This World In Paris (PHOTOS, POLL)
  • He seemed nervous and twitchy as he came up close to Cleo, and rested a hand on the toe of her boot.
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