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English definition of “jackboot”

jackboot

noun [C]     /ˈdʒæk.buːt/
a long boot that covers the leg up to the knee, especially as worn by NazisShoes and shoemaking jackbooted     /-ˌbuː.tɪd/ US  /-ˌbuː.t̬ɪd/ adjective wearing jackboots: a jackbooted thugWearing clothesShoes and shoemaking
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