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penny loafer

Syllabification: pen·ny loaf·er

Definition of penny loafer in English:

noun

A casual leather shoe with a decorative slotted leather strip over the upper, in which a coin may be placed.
Example sentences
  • They spilled into her penny loafer burning her foot so badly that almost sixty years later the scar still stands out on the skin across the arch.
  • Along with the famous poodle skirts and ponytails, saddle shoes, penny loafers, and colored sneakers were popular with teenaged bobby-soxers.
  • When I fell into the preppy look in high school, my grandmother donned penny loafers and cardigans, too.

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