shoe

Definitions of shoe
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n footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

Types:
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anklet
a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankle
baby shoe
a shoe designed to be worn by infants
balmoral
a sturdy laced walking shoe
blucher
a high shoe with laces over the tongue
bowling shoe
a special shoe worn when bowling
brogan, brogue, clodhopper, work shoe
a thick and heavy shoe
calceus
a shoe covering the ankle; worn by ancient Romans
chopine, platform
a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole
chukka, chukka boot
a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets; often made of suede
cleats
shoes with leather or metal projections on the soles
congress boot, congress gaiter, congress shoe
an ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides
fin, flipper
a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
gaiter
a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides
ghillie, gillie
a shoe without a tongue and with decorative lacing up the instep
gym shoe, sneaker, tennis shoe
a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
Loafer
a low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel
mocassin, moccasin
soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans
oxford
a low shoe laced over the instep
pump
a low-cut shoe without fastenings
running shoe
a light comfortable shoe designed for running
sabot, wooden shoe
a shoe carved from a single block of wood
sandal
a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
sling, slingback
a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel
walker
a shoe designed for comfortable walking
walking shoe
a light comfortable shoe designed for vigorous walking
wedgie
a shoe with a wedge heel
wing tip
a shoe having a wing-tip toecap
espadrille
a sandal with a sole made of rope or rubber and a cloth upper part
flip-flop, thong
a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
huarache, huaraches
a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather straps
plimsoll
a light gym shoe with a rubber sole and a canvas top
pusher, zori
a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
saddle oxford, saddle shoe
an oxford with a saddle of contrasting color
scuffer
a lightweight flexible sandal with a sturdy sole; worn as play shoes by children and as sportswear by adults
spectator, spectator pump
a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
talaria
a winged sandal (as worn by Hermes in Graeco-Roman art)
Type of:
footgear, footwear
covering for a person's feet

n U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof

Synonyms:
horseshoe
Type of:
plate, scale, shell
a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

n a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation

Synonyms:
brake shoe, skid
Type of:
constraint, restraint
a device that retards something's motion

n (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

Type of:
case
a portable container for carrying several objects

v furnish with shoes

“the children were well shoed
Type of:
apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog
provide with clothes or put clothes on

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