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 n.— «Also called “shooties,” the shoe-boot trend first became popular more than 20 years ago in a variety of incarnations including lace-covered granny booties popular in the late 1980s and booties with a country and western edge worn by experimental city slickers.» —“Forget the ballet pumps, get yourself some 40s ‘shooties’” Independent.ie (Dublin, Ireland) Sept. 14, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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