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boonies (slang) isolated, rural countryside (usu. prec. by "the").
boor a rough-mannered or insensitive person. [2 definitions]
boorish of or resembling a boor; rude; ill-mannered; crude.
boost to raise to a higher position by pushing from below. [6 definitions]
booster someone or something that boosts. [4 definitions]
booster shot an injection of an immunizing agent, given at some time after an original series of such injections, to maintain immunity.
boot a covering for the foot and all or some of the leg, usu. made of leather or rubber and worn for protection. [10 definitions]
bootable combined form of boot.
bootblack one whose occupation is cleaning and polishing boots and shoes.
boot camp a military installation at which U.S. Navy or Marine recruits receive basic training.
booted having or wearing boots.
bootee a baby's soft, boot-like sock, usu. knitted or crocheted. [2 definitions]
Bo÷tes a spring constellation in the northern sky, located between Corona Borealis and Virgo and containing the bright, orange star Arcturus; Herdsman.
booth a stall or compartment meant to accommodate one person or a small group. [2 definitions]
bootjack a forked device used to grip the heel of a boot while the foot is withdrawn.
bootleg to smuggle or otherwise participate in the unauthorized or illegal sale of. [4 definitions]
bootless ineffectual or useless.
bootlick to seek favor by abasing oneself to (someone); toady.
bootstrap a loop attached to the rear or to each side of a boot top, by which the boot is pulled on. [5 definitions]
boot up in computing, to start up (a computer or a program) by loading the operating system or installing the initial instructions.
booty1 riches or goods stolen or taken as plunder in war; loot. [2 definitions]