a heavy, sturdy military boot that reaches above the knee
Origin of jackbootjack- + boot
- a. A stout military boot with a flared top that extends above the knee.b. A stout military boot that has an often studded sole, lacks laces, and extends to mid-calf.
- A person who uses bullying tactics, especially to force compliance.
- The spirit sustaining and motivating a militaristic, highly aggressive, or totalitarian regime or system.