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See also: wellington boots
Named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, who wore and popularised a similar style of boot, if not made of rubber.
Wellington boots pl (normally plural, singular Wellington boot)
- (Britain) Waterproof rubber boots, intended to be worn in wet or muddy conditions. Short forms: wellies (singular welly or wellie)
Wellington boots is almost always used in the plural.
- (US) galoshes
- (US) rubber boot
- (NZ) gumboots
- (UK, NZ) wellies
waterproof rubber boot