One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of soft sheepskin boot originating in Australia.‘a music video set in Marrakesh with models dancing in bare midriffs and Ugg boots’
- ‘I recall spending most of my sixteenth year dressed in the uniform of a surfer - ugg boots, flannelette shirts with button up collars, long blonde hair and Neil Young music were de rigueur.’
- ‘If I had a kid, would I dress it in miniature ugg boots?’
- ‘To me, it seems that every five minutes, another bemused foreign celebrity is being presented with Akubra hats and ugg boots, and invited to manhandle native fauna.’
- ‘Where I was raised upstate, the creepy hippies who lived in yurts on the outskirts of town would rent a cheap storefront every Christmas and sell Ugg boots and cheesy animal skin vests.’
- ‘A moment later, I saw a pair of purple ugg boots coming in.’
1960s (as Ugh boot): perhaps named after Ugh, a series of cartoon characters, or an abbreviation of ugly.
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