meaning of bootblack

bootblack meaning in General Dictionary

one that blacks boots

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  • an individual who polishes footwear and shoes
  • One who blacks boots.

bootblack meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A person who blacks shoes.

Sentence Examples with the word bootblack

The employment of children under fourteen years of age in any factory, workshop, mercantile establishment, store, business office, telegraph or telephone office, restaurant, hotel, apartment house, club, theatre, bootblack stand, or in the distribution or transmission of merchandise or messages is forbidden, except that a child between twelve and fourteen years of age may with the permission of the judge of the juvenile court be employed at an occupation not dangerous or injurious to his health or morals if necessary for his support or for the assistance of a disabled, ill or invalid parent, a younger brother or sister, or a widowed mother.

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