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shoe US English

A covering for the foot, typically made of leather, with a sturdy sole and not reaching above the ankle

boat shoe US English

A flat canvas or leather shoe with rubber soles to provide good traction on boat decks

deck shoe US English

Another term for boat shoe.

hot shoe US English

A socket on a camera with direct electrical contacts for an attached flashgun or other accessory

shoe tree US English

A shaped block inserted into a shoe when it is not being worn, to keep the shoe in shape

soft-shoe US English

A kind of tap dance performed in soft-soled shoes

tap shoe US English

A shoe with a specially hardened sole or attached metal plates at toe and heel to make a tapping sound in tap dancing

ballet shoe US English

A light, round-toed shoe with very flat heels for women or girls, resembling the type worn by ballet dancers

brake shoe US English

Either of the long curved blocks that press on the inside of the brake drum

court shoe US English

A woman’s plain, lightweight shoe that has a low-cut upper, no fastening, and typically a medium heel

jelly shoe US English

A sandal made from brightly colored or translucent molded plastic

saddle shoe US English

A white oxford shoe with a piece of leather in a contrasting color (typically black or brown) stitched across the instep

tennis shoe US English

A light canvas or leather soft-soled shoe suitable for tennis or casual wear

track shoe US English

A running shoe

white-shoe US English

Denoting a company, especially a law firm, owned and run by members of the WASP elite, generally regarded as cautious and conservative

shoe leather US English

Used in reference to the wear on shoes through walking

training shoe US English

A soft shoe designed to be used for athletic training

walking shoe US English

A sturdy, practical shoe with good treads, suitable for regular or extensive walking

if the shoe fits, wear it US English

Used as a way of suggesting that someone should accept a generalized remark or criticism as applying to themselves

the shoe is on the other foot US English

The situation, in particular the holding of advantage, has reversed

wait for the other shoe to drop US English

Be prepared for a further or consequential event or complication to occur

shoe leather in shoe US English

Used in reference to the wear on shoes through walking

shoebox US English

A box in which a pair of shoes is delivered or sold

shoehorn US English

A curved instrument used to ease one’s heel into a shoe

horseshoe US English

A shoe for a horse formed of a narrow band of iron in the form of an extended circular arc and secured to the hoof with nails

Oxford US English

A type of lace-up shoe with a low heel

Oxford shoe in Oxford2 US English

A type of lace-up shoe with a low heel

shoegazing US English

A style of rock music characterized by a sound in which the distinctions between separate instruments and vocals are blurred

shoeshine US English

An act of polishing someone’s shoes, especially for payment

shoestring US English

A small or inadequate budget

elevator shoe in elevator US English

A shoe with a raised insole designed to make the wearer appear taller

co-respondent shoes US English

Men’s two-toned shoes

shoebill US English

An African stork with gray plumage and a very large bill shaped like a wooden shoe

if the shoe fits, wear it in shoe US English

Used as a way of suggesting that someone should accept a generalized remark or criticism as applying to themselves

the shoe is on the other foot in shoe US English

The situation, in particular the holding of advantage, has reversed

wait for the other shoe to drop in shoe US English

Be prepared for a further or consequential event or complication to occur

the shoe or British boot is on the other foot in shoe US English

The situation, in particular the holding of advantage, has reversed


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