Definition of brothel creepers in English:

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brothel creepers

plural noun

Soft-soled suede shoes: I took to wearing baggy suits and brothel creepers
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  • It is a decade since a newspaper devoted its front page to a giant photograph of Kenneth Clarke's trademark brothel creepers and asked: ‘Who can fill these shoes?’
  • This was in the mid-seventies when the sight of brothel creepers, fluorescent socks, drape coats and drainpipe trousers was as outrageous as seeing a man ride down the street on a penny farthing.
  • When it comes to wreath laying he shambles up in his brothel creepers and plonks it down like a poor old codger putting the empties out and totters back to resume his monkeyhouse act at the Proprietor's shoulder.
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