bootblack bootblack

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who polishes shoes and boots

Usage(s):

  1. Onetime newsboy and bootblack, he had total Manhattan realty holdings in 1928 of more than $50.
  2. He worked in an automobil factory, in vaudeville, as a bootblack.
  3. One of Moscow's favorite stories is about a bootblack from the Soviet Republic of Georgia who used to hang around the Kremlin gate refusing to shine shoes.

News

  • HOT PINK LIST 2013: BOOT BLACKS

    Midway through Folsom Street's dark Powerhouse leather bar, you'll find the bootblack, toiling away with a kit of rags and polish — break out your Stompers for a sublime shine.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian

Quotes

  • "What an incredible honor to be voted International Mr. Bootblack 2010 by the attendees of IML," Starkey said. "As Mr. Boston Leather I said that I wanted world peace. Now as International Mr. Bootblack, I want hot men and women in well cared...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Starkey Source: Bay Windows

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