bootee vs bootie what difference

what is difference between bootee and bootie


Alternative forms

  • bootie


  • IPA(key): /ˈbuːti/
  • Homophone: booty


bootee (plural bootees)

  1. A soft, woolen shoe, usually knitted, for a baby or small pet.
  2. A thick sock worn under a wetsuit.
  3. An overshoe or sock worn to cover dirty shoes or feet.





  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of bootear.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of bootear.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of bootear.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of bootear.


Etymology 1


bootie (plural booties)

  1. Alternative spelling of bootee

Etymology 2


bootie (countable and uncountable, plural booties)

  1. Obsolete form of booty (treasure).
    • 1876, New Shakspere Society (London, England), Publications (page 169)
      A Sea Soldier is certaine of victuals and wages, where the Land Soldiers pay will hardly find him sustenance. A Sea Soldier may now and than chaunce to haue a snapp at a bootie or a price, which may in an instant make him a fortune []

Etymology 3


bootie (plural booties)

  1. (Britain, military, slang, obsolete) A soldier.
    • 1982, Sunday Best (volume 2, page 34)
      [] and buried where he fell, was disinterred by a ‘Bootie’ who wanted to photograph him for his album.

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