1. a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on
Definition categories: man–made, strap
Sentences with bootstrap as a noun:
- He used his business experience as a bootstrap to win voters.
1. help oneself, often through improvised means
Sentences with bootstrap as a verb:
- Sam spent years bootstrapping himself through college.
- Bootstrapping means building the GNU C Library, GNU Compiler Collection and several other key system programs.