Definition of shoemaker in English:

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shoemaker

Pronunciation: /ˈʃuːmeɪkə/

noun

A person who makes shoes and other footwear as a profession.
Example sentences
  • The balls were probably made by a souter (a shoemaker or cobbler), whose stitching skills were essential to producing a good ball.
  • Quality shoemakers know this and offer a wide range of comfortable footwear options.
  • Craftsmen plied their trades as cloth makers, shoemakers, tailors, carpenters, butchers and malt makers while weekly or monthly markets provided an outlet for surplus agricultural produce.
Synonyms
cobbler, bootmaker;
Scottish & Northern English  souter
archaic cordwainer, snob, snab
rare broguer, clogger

Derivatives

shoemaking

Pronunciation: /ˈʃuːmeɪkɪŋ/
noun
Example sentences
  • For example, a shoemaker would limit his activity to shoemaking.
  • A portion of the immigrants were skilled artisans who typically replicated their old-world crafts of shoemaking and repairing, tailoring, carpentry, and barbering.
  • In addition, job training and employment opportunities are being offered in various sectors such as shoemaking, furniture manufacturing and tourist goods production.

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