One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An ugly or disliked old woman.
- ‘Is it just me or is Chantelle looking like a right old boot?’
- ‘I blame Miss Patterson my old computing teacher at school (right old boot), nothing else!’
- ‘What's more, she was a hilariously demanding old boot who would be so much fun to write about.’
- ‘She's a miserable old boot with no life or much of a sense of humour.’
- ‘Imagine feeling a little bored while you're sketching a gnarled old boot in your art class.’
- ‘Nah, she's a miserable old boot with a cheerless face when the camera's off her.’
- ‘She was dying to chat to me, but to be honest I couldn't be bothered to talk to this old boot.’
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