bootlegged bootlegged

Definition(s):

  1. (n) whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
  2. (n) the part of a boot above the instep
  3. (v) sell illicit products such as drugs or alcohol
  4. (v) produce or distribute illegally
  5. (adj) distributed or sold illicitly

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Trinkets and home-bootlegged videos pull in browsers at Bernalesa, but most of the demand is for basics.
  2. Vendors hawk bootlegged CDs on sidewalk tables outside the Record Shack, which he has run for 36 years on Harlem's 125th Street.
  3. The original impetus came in the '60s with bootlegged records, cassettes and sources like the Voice of America, which beams in roughly an hour a day of rock and pop.

News

  • 9 arrested in piracy case in Earlimart

    A multi-agency effort led to the recent arrest of nine people in Earlimart, including seven foreign nationals, all accused of distributing bootlegged movies and music.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Visalia Times-Delta / Tulare Advance-Register

Quotes

  1. "I may be the most bootlegged artist in history," Jay-Z told MTV News yesterday at the Answer the Call conference. "It's a preview. I'm excited for people to hear the album. I'm very proud of the work I've done, so enjoy it."
    on Sep 1, 2009 By: Jay Z Source: Rolling Stone

  2. BNP deputy leader Simon Darby said: "It is a commercially available piece of music and it is not as if we have bootlegged it. It is something you could buy off Amazon and we are proud to stock. There are a number of songs on the album and by no...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Simon Darby Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "Absolutely not. I didn't know he got the ball off until I saw (Mike) Alstott running around," Wallace said. "So he bootlegged and it happened pretty fast, and I assumed I got him. If you watch the film you will see that he was throwing the...
    on Sep 27, 2006 By: Al Wallace Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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