- chiefly US
another word for shoeblack
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
boot•black (bo̅o̅t′blak′),USA pronunciation n.
- a person who shines shoes and boots for a living.
- boot1 + black 1810–20, American.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
bootblack /ˈbuːtˌblæk/ n
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