Definition of alpargata in English:
A light canvas shoe with a plaited fibre sole; an espadrille.
- He modeled his product after the alpargata but used brighter colors and different materials.
- The men of Otavalo wear three-quarter length white trousers, white alpargata shoes beneath them, flowing dark ponchos, and hats of differing sizes and colours.
- Once Brad Pitt is seen in alpargatas, all Argentines are going to put them on.
Early 19th century: from Spanish.
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