Definition of Doc Martens in English:

Doc Martens

(also Dr. Martens)

plural noun

trademark
  • A type of heavy lace-up boot or shoe with an air-cushioned sole.

    • ‘This means that it's time to get rid of your desert boots and Doc Martens.’
    • ‘I still own and wear every pair of Doc Martens shoes I've ever had - my first pair, from 1994, remains in good shape.’
    • ‘I have a tan pair of Doc Martens shoes that look really good with white pants.’
    • ‘I tie on my black Doc Martens boots and head for the door.’
    • ‘She was still in her boots, brown Doc Martens that she bought on sale at the flea market just last week, when her life wasn't so dramatic.’
    gumboot, wellington, wader, walking boot, riding boot, field boot, jackboot, thigh boot, half-boot, ankle boot, pixie boot, chelsea boot, balmoral, desert boot, moon boot, snow boot
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Origin

1970s: named after Klaus Maertens, German inventor of the sole.

Pronunciation

Doc Martens

/ˌdäk ˈmärtnz/