bootlacenoun [ C ]uk /ˈbuːt.leɪs/ us /ˈbuːt.leɪs/
Examples from literature
- Everything she wore, down to her boots and even her bootlaces so neatly threaded and knotted, was mysterious and provocative.
- He got his bootlaces hopelessly into knots.
- Mr. Twist tied his bootlaces with such annoyance that he got them into knots.
- Note the fine details revealed, down to the metal tags of the bootlace and the nails in the heel of the boot.
- With the hairpin one could easily make a fair fish-hook—and with a bootlace or a good hemp cord one could make a rabbit snare.