New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: blot up · book up · soot up · bloat up · boot out · shoot up · beat up · belt up · bust up · butt up
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boot

1. noun CLOTH strong footwear2. noun AUTO space in car3. noun hard kick4. noun AUTO wheel clamp5. verb kick (sb/sth) hard6. verb make (sb) go7. verb COMP start (computer)
phrases
1 noun CLOTH strong footwearbuatais fem2bróg fem2riding boots buataisí marcaíochtafootball boots bróga peilea pair of leather boots péire buataisí leathair 2 noun AUTO space in carbúit masc4  c m u
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3 noun hard kickcic a bhualadh arcic a thabhairt dospeach a thabhairt arhe gave the door a boot bhuail sé cic ar an doras 4 noun (US) AUTO wheel clampclampa masc4  c m u 5 verb informal kick (sb/sth) hard TRANSITIVEciceáil verb  c m uan bhróg a thabhairt dohe booted the ball over the bar chiceáil sé an liathróid thar an trasnán 6 verb make (sb) go TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m udíbir verb  c m uwe got booted out of the school caitheadh amach as an scoil muidhe got booted off the train cuireadh den traein éyou'll be booted into jail caithfear isteach sa phríosún thú 7 verb (also boot up) COMP start (computer)
TRANSITIVEbútáil verb  c m uhe booted his lap top bhútáil sé a ríomhaire glúine
INTRANSITIVEbútáil verb  c m uthe computer didn't boot níor bhútáil an ríomhaire
phrases

a boot up the backside

informal (also

a boot up the arse

vulgar) cic sa tóin

the boot is on the other foot

malairt scéil atá anois anntá athrach scéil anois ann

to get/be given the boot

informal bata agus bóthar a fháiltópar a fháil

to put/stick the boot in

informal 1 hit sb the final blowhe really put the boot in when he called me a thief ba é buille maraithe na muice aige gadaí a thabhairt orm, chniog sé ar fad mé nuair a thug sé gadaí orm 2 kick sb repeatedlythey stuck the boot in when they got him down thug siad leathmharú air nuair a fuair siad leagtha é

to quake/shake in your boots

she was shaking in her boots bhí a croí ina béal, bhí eagla a craicinn uirthi, bhí an cac ar crith inti very informal

to boot

lena choismar bharr ar an donasit's dear and ugly to boot tá sé daor agus gránna lena choisit's not just difficult but it's dangerous to boot ní hé amháin go bhfuil sé deacair ach mar bharr ar an donas tá sé dainséarach freisin

too big for your boots

informal mórchúiseachshe's getting too big for her boots tá an iomarca éirí in airde fúithi, tá sí ag éirí ró-mhórchúiseach, tá an iomarca talaimh fúithi, mórtas tóin gan taca atá uirthi