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Definition(s):

  • (n) a youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class reaction to the hippies; hair was cropped close to the scalp; wore work-shirts and short jeans (supported by suspenders) and heavy red boots; involved in attacks against Asians and football hooliganism

Quotes

  • Bono calls them "sophisticated soul bootboys", Scissor Sisters and Just Jack have declared themselves fans and Snow Patrol rate them as Ireland's best band, took them on tour and remixed their new single.
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Bono Source: Times Online

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