Definition of shootie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͞odē/

Entry from US English dictionary


A woman’s ankle-high bootlike shoe.
Example sentences
  • There are styles of shooties that are more shoe or more boot, but I bought this pair because it most closely resembles a pair I literally wore to pieces.
  • By definition, the upper part of a shootie ends at or near one's ankle, and there's usually (although not always) a substantial heel.
  • From shooties that hit right at the ankle to short boots that don't quite reach the calf, there's a bootie in the house for everybody's style.


Late 19th century: blend of shoe and bootie.

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Syllabification: shoot·ie

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