One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A warm, thickly padded boot with an outer surface of fabric or plastic.
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- ‘She was wearing a white short sleeved top with lettering on it, cream combat trousers and a pair of white furry moon boots.’
- ‘Don't buy anything like moon boots; those gigantic boots that keep your feet warm in 10-degree weather are fine for playing in the snow or shoveling, but usually lack style.’
- ‘Perfect powder snow makes a satisfying scrunch as I plod out to the children's area, an ungainly heel-toe process in the leaden moon boots binding my ankles.’
- ‘The hard-wearing look continued with heavy brown moon boots worn under skin-tight trousers cut to the ankle or knee and asymmetrical jackets drawn tight across the shoulders.’
- ‘Wearing white leggings, white moon boots, and a furry white hat, I looked like the largest, friendliest snowball you ever laid eyes on!’
- ‘Worse still, I used to team summer shorts with a duffle-coat and angel wings, or I'd wear frilly party dresses with my furry moon boots.’
- ‘Q. Where can I buy a pair of affordable black moon boots?’
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