bootblack definition

  • noun:
    • an individual who cleans and polishes shoes for an income.
    • A shoeshine child; somebody who shines footwear as an occupation.
    • a person who blacks boots.
    • One whoever career is always to clean and black boots and shoes. Also called shoe-black.
    • an individual who polishes footwear and boots
    • A person who cleans and polishes footwear for a living.
    • A shoeshine guy; somebody who shines shoes as an occupation.
    • one that blacks boots.
    • One whoever occupation should neat and black colored boots. Also referred to as shoe-black.
    • somebody who polishes footwear and boots
  • verb:
    • To shine shoes.
    • To shine footwear.

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