jackboot

IPA: dʒˈækbut

noun

  • A glossy leather calf-covering military boot, commonly associated with German soldiers of the WWII era.
  • (informal, by extension) The spirit that motivates a totalitarian or overly militaristic regime or policy.

verb

  • (transitive) To stamp on with a jackboot.
  • (intransitive) To march in jackboots.

Examples of "jackboot" in Sentences

  • So this guy has perished under your jackboot.
  • And if that doesn't work, you get the jackboot.
  • If you turn those laws into a Jackboot, you'll get resistance.
  • These fascistic mentality and jackboot tactics always backfire.
  • The European psyche still shrinks from memories of The Jackboot.
  • FTR I rarely use the term feminazi but hey if the jackboot fits.....
  • Unfortunateley in Queensland they had a despot called Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, a Kiwi of determined jackboot disposition.
  • Bong Hits for Jesus says that the school can jackboot on its students for off campus speech if there is the slightest connection to the school.
  • Alpha Centauri or Die shows a Solar System government either disillusioned with interstellar travel, or perhaps having more jackboot clad reasons.
  • A jackboot is a laceless military boot that comes almost to the knee; whose sole is studded with steel hobnails and whose heel is rimmed with steel.
  • When these images clashas in The Fascist octopus has sung its swan song, the jackboot is thrown into the melting potit can be taken as certain that the writer is not seeing a mental image of the objects he is naming; in other words he is not really thinking.
  • When these images clash — as in The Fascist octopus has sung its swan song, the jackboot is thrown into the melting pot — it can be taken as certain that the writer is not seeing a mental image of the objects he is naming; in other words he is not really thinking.
  • “When these images clash — as in The Fascist octopus has sung its swan song, the jackboot is thrown into the melting pot — it can be taken as certain that the writer is not seeing a mental image of the objects he is naming; in other words he is not really thinking.” —
  • Maxrosen it's not as simple as that now is it. what if the muslim brotherhood started sending suicide bombers to blow up BA jets? what if democracy is what the people of egypt wants but needs a bit of help getting out from under Mubarak's jackboot? what then? what what what?
  • THE IRONY OF RHEE -- Michael Tomasky on Michelle Rhee in the Guardian: She's lately thrown in whole hog with the right wing, advising tea party governors like Rick Scott of Florida, and undoubtedly cheering lustily for the jackboot to land on the throats of the teachers of Wisconsin.

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