- simple past tense and past participle of bootleg
Variant of bootleg
intransitive verbbootlegged, bootlegging
to make, carry, or sell (esp. liquor) illegally
Origin of bootlegin allusion to concealing objects in the leg of a high boot
- the part of a boot that covers the leg
- something bootlegged; esp., bootlegged liquor, recordings, etc.
- Football a type of play in which the quarterback fakes a handoff to a running back and then runs, usually around the defensive end, with the ball held hidden behind a hip