Definition of shoemaker in English:

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shoemaker

Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͞oˌmākər/

noun

A person who makes shoes and other footwear as a profession.
Example sentences
  • The balls were probably made by a souter (a shoemaker or cobbler), whose stitching skills were essential to producing a good ball.
  • Quality shoemakers know this and offer a wide range of comfortable footwear options.
  • Craftsmen plied their trades as cloth makers, shoemakers, tailors, carpenters, butchers and malt makers while weekly or monthly markets provided an outlet for surplus agricultural produce.
Synonyms
cobbler, bootmaker

Derivatives

shoemaking

Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͞oˌmākiNG/
noun
Example sentences
  • For example, a shoemaker would limit his activity to shoemaking.
  • A portion of the immigrants were skilled artisans who typically replicated their old-world crafts of shoemaking and repairing, tailoring, carpentry, and barbering.
  • In addition, job training and employment opportunities are being offered in various sectors such as shoemaking, furniture manufacturing and tourist goods production.

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Syllabification: shoe·mak·er

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