A shoe worn over a normal shoe, typically made either of rubber to protect the normal shoe or of felt to protect a floor surface.
- 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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