bovver boots

Related to bovver boots: Bovver boy

bovver boots

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(Clothing & Fashion) slang Brit heavy boots worn by some teenage youths in Britain, used in gang fights
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bovver boots

pl (dated Brit sl) → Rockerstiefel pl
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Middle-aged men with buzz-cuts and bovver boots, their families in tow.
Indeed, the iconic British footwear icon has released a new design line of eight-eye bovver boots featuring the artwork from the controversial group's albums, such as The Day The Earth Spat Blood and Go, Go Demented.
Plans for trade union reform introduced yesterday are the most restrictive proposals since Norman Tebbit stuck his bovver boots into the workers 30 years ago.
He points out the inch of hair and absence of Bovver Boots indicate the lesser-spotted Suedehead.
We browsed the trendy vintage stalls, incense filled hippy haunts, grafitti design t-shirts, the bovver boots, leather jackets, trinket chests and bric a brac.
Jordan Wolfson appears in his Raspberry Poser, 2012--a fourteen-minute video that premiered this winter at LA's REDCAT--as a shaven-headed punk, his leather jacket emblazoned with the names of the Clash and the Jam, his bovver boots kicking up dust on a remarkably anodyne derive through the streets of Paris.
Nice bovver boots and flowery dress combo (don't think Courtney Love was too worried about losing her Queen of Grunge crown there, Kate) in '98.
A crowd of 16,764 (many with long hair and sideburns and wearing loons, star jumpers, bovver boots or ICI donkey jackets) watched Charlton's Champions stretch their lead at the top of Division Two and extend an impressive unbeaten home record that went back to the opening week.
TRY Miss Selfridge grey suede peep toe boots, pounds 45, Faith Swape tan ankle boots, pounds 75, ASOS leather plaited gladiator boots, pounds 60, Office Ace black leather heeled bovver boots, pounds 70.
So I dressed in what I thought was appropriately scary get-up - army fatigues, a touch of cammy paint on the cheeks and forehead and a pair of bovver boots.
If you wear bovver boots, folk won't think you're into hill-climbing and if you don't want to look guilty before being found innocent, it isn't advisable to wear a hoodie.