- 1 [transitive] boot something + adv./prep. to kick someone or something hard with your foot He booted the ball clear across the field.
- 2[intransitive, transitive] boot (something) (up) (computing) to prepare a computer for use by loading its operating system; to be prepared in this way
- 3 [transitive] be/get booted (informal) if you or your car is booted, a piece of equipment is fixed to the car's wheel so that you cannot drive it away, usually because the car is illegally parked see also Denver boot Phrasal Verbsboot somebodyout (of something)
NAmE//but//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they boot
he / she / it boots
past simple booted
-ing form booting