from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A soft boot made of reindeer skin or sealskin and worn by Eskimos.
- n. A slipper with a soft sole resembling this boot.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A soft knee-high boot of sealskin or reindeer skin, originally worn by Inuit and Yupik.
- n. A laced winter boot resembling a traditional mukluk, with thick rubber sole and cloth upper.
"mukluk," others in sweaters with huge initials and winged emblems, and all were collarless.
At a recent rehearsal, dressed in black leggings and mukluk slippers with a long ponytail and fingernails painted a light shade of coffee, she spoke with The Wall Street Journal about her unusual path back to New York.
An Eskimo mukluk in cheap black vinyl is not my style.
Alaskan winter nights last 18 hours (which Todd and I will never let Bristol use as an excuse again), and there's nothing better to mukluk your toes than the thick skin of a moose!
They're more mukluk than goth, but you can't beat 'em for warmth.
They are also notorious for wanting to lower taxes on business so they can hire more mukluk makers.
From fun ponchos to trimmed mukluk boots, these prints are alive and well today, giving a “bohemian chic” look to anything you pair them with.
He was dressed in traditional Inuit clothes: fur parka, fur pants, and mukluk boots.
Frequently he lunged into the drifts with one foot, or both; his glazed mukluk soles slid about, causing him to bestride the invisible hogback, or again his legs crossed awkwardly, throwing him off his balance.
Esquimau mukluk, not easily obtainable in the interior of Alaska, but the mukluk is an inconvenient footwear to put snow-shoes on.
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