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footbed

Line breaks: foot|bed
Pronunciation: /ˈfʊtbɛd
 
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Definition of footbed in English:

noun

An insole in a boot or shoe, used for cushioning or to provide a better fit: modern walking boots come with removable footbeds
More example sentences
  • Made from suede, they boast a cushioned footbed, a slip-resistant sole, and a snug fit.
  • Thanks to the form-fitting footbeds and Vibram outsoles, these backless wonders breeze through pushy terrain.
  • I use custom footbeds in my cycling shoes, but they offer little relief.

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