Associations to the word «Jackboot»

Wiktionary

JACKBOOT, noun. A glossy leather calf-covering military boot, commonly associated with German soldiers of the WWII era
JACKBOOT, noun. (informal) The spirit that motivates a totalitarian or overly militaristic regime or policy

Dictionary definition

JACKBOOT, noun. (19th century) a man's high tasseled boot.

Wise words

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