1. A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep, or for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe.
2. A kind of shoe, consisting of cloth, and covering the ankle.
Gai·ter v. t. To dress with gaiters.
n 1: a cloth covering (a legging) that provides covering for the
instep and ankles [syn: spat, spats]
2: a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides
3: legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the
leg from the knee to the ankle