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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pieces of leather that are looped and sewn to the top of a high shoe for pulling it on.

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun : He used his business experience as a bootstrap to win voters
  • Adjective : The business was a bootstrap operation for the first ten years. ,a bootstrap process
  • Verb (used with object) : She spent years bootstrapping herself through college
  • Hauling yourself up by your bootstraps is very difficult. for more
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