Learn how to say Boot correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word boot:
1a sturdy item of footwear covering the foot and ankle, and sometimes also the lower leg:
a pair of walking boots
a covering to protect the lower part of a horse’s leg.
historical an instrument of torture encasing and crushing the foot.
USshort for Denver boot.
2 informal a hard kick:
he got a boot in the stomach
3British an enclosed space at the back of a car for carrying luggage or other goods.
4 (also boot-up) [usually as modifier] the process of starting a computer and putting it into a state of readiness for operation:
a boot disk
1 [with object and adverbial of direction] kick (something) hard in a specified direction:
he ended up booting the ball into the stand
(boot someone off) informal force someone to leave a vehicle unceremoniously:
a guard booted two children off a train
(boot someone out) informal force someone to leave a place or job unceremoniously:
she had been booted out of school
2start (a computer) and put it into a state of readiness for operation:
the menu will be ready as soon as you boot up your computer
the system won’t boot from the original drive
[from bootstrap (sense 2 of the noun)]
3US place a wheel clamp on (an illegally parked car):
once a car is booted, the owner must pay all fines plus a fee to have the boot removed