An MS-DOS virus that infects the boot record program on hard disks and floppy disks or the master boot record on hard disks. The virus gets loaded into memory before MS-DOS and takes control of the computer, infecting any floppy disks subsequently accessed. An infected boot disk may stop the computer starting up at all.
adjective (of trousers) slightly flared at the bottom of the legs adjective
adjective (informal) wearing a stern, disapproving expression
to seek the favor or goodwill of in a servile, degraded way; toady to. to be a toady. Historical Examples The Quest Frederik van Eeden verb (informal) to seek favour by servile or ingratiating behaviour towards (someone, esp someone in authority); toady n.