a. as in "pulled himself up by his own boot straps".
b. Their success required absolutely no input from anyone else.
c. Nor are they willing to admit that luck or institutionalized privilege had anything to do with their success.
d. Furthermore, others would also be successful if they would just stop being so lazy and just to work hard and succeed, like the bootstrapper did.
e. Usually held by neo-liberals and followers of objectivism.
2. A thief, when it comes to style.
3 Someone who says "ooh, I like those shoes he or she is wearing. Im getting the same pair."
John:Eh, they we're until Frankie saw me wear 'em and decided to bootstrap'em.
Timmy: Go figure bro. Always knew Frankie to be a bootstrapper.