wellington boot

Wel·ling·ton boot
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wel-ing-tuh n boot]
    • /ˈwɛl ɪŋ tən but/
    • /ˈwel.ɪŋ.tən buːt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel-ing-tuh n boot]
    • /ˈwɛl ɪŋ tən but/

Definitions of wellington boot words

  • noun wellington boot a leather boot with the front part of the top extending above the knee. 1
  • noun wellington boot a rubber or water-repellent leather boot extending to the knee or somewhat below it. 1
  • noun wellington boot half Wellington. 1
  • noun wellington boot Alternative form of Wellington boot. 0

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Origin of wellington boot

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20; after the 1st Duke of Wellington

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wellington boot popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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