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bootie

[boo-tee] /ˈbu ti/
noun
1.
Also, bootee. a usually soft, sometimes disposable sock or bootlike covering for the foot or shoe, as for informal wear, warmth, or protection:
quilted booties for après-ski; germfree, throwaway booties for surgical teams.
2.
bootee (def 1).
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; boot1 + -ie
Can be confused
bootee, bootie, booty.
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  • Today, however, bootie bandits have lost their humorous connotation.
British Dictionary definitions for bootie

bootee

/ˈbuːtiː; buːˈtiː/
noun
1.
a soft shoe for a baby, esp a knitted one
2.
a boot for women and children, esp an ankle-length one

bootie1

/ˈbuːtɪ/
noun
1.
a variant of bootee

bootie2

/ˈbuːtɪ/
noun
1.
(Brit, slang) a Royal Marine
Word Origin
C20: from bootneck, so called from the leather tab used to close their tunic collars
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Slang definitions & phrases for bootie

bootlegger

noun

A person who bootlegs: 5,000 booters on Manhattan Island alone/ That new bootie carries a powerful line of hooch (1880s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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