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shootie

Syllabification: shoot·ie
Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͞odē
 
/

Definition of shootie in English:

noun

A woman’s ankle-high bootlike shoe.
Example sentences
  • Wear your legging-and-blazer outfit with "shooties" or boots to complete the look.
  • Shooties look great with knee-length skirts and dresses, and they're still a perfect choice for anybody whose calves are too fat for knee-length boots.
  • These flowing, movable pieces were combined with custom-designed chunky, strappy, gladiator shoes and shooties that gave a youthfulness to elegant dressing.

Origin

late 19th century: blend of shoe and bootie.

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