Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bootneck.

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Examples

  • Mr Haggan said that bootnecks was a slang term for serving members of the armed forces.

    The Network Observer Volume 1, Number 4

  • Mr Haggan said that one eyewitness, Beth Williams, said that Clarke had told her that the argument had broken out because someone had been "slagging off bootnecks".

    The Network Observer Volume 1, Number 4

  • "Liam's beret is here and nobody but other bootnecks Royal Marines are allowed to touch it."

    The Guardian World News

  • The bootnecks for example maintain their "hunter" company for example for recruits who have problems with admin and physical standards and once they are meeting their standards they are recycled into training. on phase 2 training, having passed all exams etc of your chosen career, Back coursed once because of injury, then back coursed again because of failing PFT ..

    Army Rumour Service

  • The bootnecks for example maintain their "hunter" company for example for recruits who have problems with admin and physical standards and once they are meeting their standards they are recycled into training.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Teaming up with five young bootnecks, as the Marines call themselves, is a way for the veterans to pass on their skills.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The court heard that an argument had broken out because someone had been "slagging off bootnecks", a slang term for serving members of the armed forces.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Mate, that really is old hat, just as matelots asking bootnecks what instrument they play.

    Army Rumour Service

  • (RG) Here is an interesting piece on a former Royal Marine on his Blog here at fylde-bootnecks. blogspot.com

    British Blogs

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