jackboot : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n (19th century) a man's high tasseled boot
- David Gamburg, the show's American producer and a Soviet emigre, dismisses the charge, saying the Ministry of the Interior just wants "to put its jackboot into the program to .
- Over the years, far-right fortunes have surged, only to ebb as the parties have shot themselves in the jackboot with internal feuds and rickety organization.
- Is it the job of jackboot reporters in this country to conduct house-to-house searches, ransacking private lives for every disreputable little secret, driving quarry to such .
- Lyn Allison in Sydney Morning Herald
Work place agreements, the jackboot intervention in the Northern Territory and new voters denied votes have been rammed through without dissent and people have been stood over and bullied into silence,Senator Allison said.
- John Howard in The West Australian
His retirement gift to the people of Queensland is to put the jackboot into the democratically-elected people of various local government bodies,Mr Howard said.
- Vladimir Seks in Southeast European Times
I fully understand Krivokapic's stance that Montenegro was misused during Serbia's aggression against Croatia. She was under Milosevic's jackboot and under the influence of leaders and the Yugoslav Army General Staff,Seks said.