Definition of overshoe in English:


Syllabification: o·ver·shoe
Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌSHo͞o


  • A shoe worn over a normal shoe, typically either of waterproof material to protect the normal shoe in wet weather or of fabric to protect a floor surface.
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    • Hunting in snow, I'd wear heavy wool socks, shoes, and rubber overshoes.
    • His Velcro overshoes squished upon the carpet as he walked back to his seat.
    • When George comes downstairs and is about to leave for a visit with Emily, his mother reminds him to put on his overshoes.

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