Translation of bootblack in Spanish:

bootblack

limpiabotas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbuːtblak//ˈbutblæk/

noun

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    limpiabotas feminine
    lustrabotas masculine South America
    bolero masculine Mexico
    bolera feminine Mexico
    embolador masculine Colombia
    emboladora feminine Colombia
    • They came to work in the large industrial cities of the Northeast and Midwest as factory laborers, peddlers, busboys, and bootblacks.
    • Tinu, a bootblack, was so fascinated by the show that he strayed into the audience.
    • Newsboys and bootblacks accounted for 27 percent of all arrested.
    • He avoided factory settings; his heroes were newsboys, bootblacks, and clerks.
    • Similar databases monitoring the investment policies and current rates of cab drivers, short-order cooks, and bootblacks are rapidly gaining in popularity.