shoe

[ shoo ]
/ ʃu /

noun, plural shoes, (especially British Dialect) shoon.

verb (used with object), shod or shoed, shod or shoed or shod·den, shoe·ing.

to provide or fit with a shoe or shoes.
to protect or arm at the point, edge, or face with a ferrule, metal plate, or the like.

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Idioms for shoe

Origin of shoe

before 900; (noun) Middle English scho(o), Old English sceō(h), cognate with German Schuh, Old Norse skōr, Gothic skōhs; (v.) Middle English schon, Old English scōg(e)an, cognate with Middle Low German schoi(g)en, Old Norse skūa

OTHER WORDS FROM shoe

shoe·less, adjectivere·shoe, verb (used with object), re·shod, re·shoe·ing.un·der·shoe, nounun·shoed, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH shoe

shoe shoo
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British Dictionary definitions for fill someone's shoes

shoe
/ (ʃuː) /

noun

verb shoes, shoeing or shod (tr)

Word Origin for shoe

Old English scōh; related to Old Norse skōr, Gothic skōhs, Old High German scuoh
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Idioms and Phrases with fill someone's shoes (1 of 2)

fill someone's shoes

Assume someone's position or duties, especially in a satisfactory way. For example, It'll be hard to find someone to fill her shoes when she retires, or John expects his son to fill his shoes at the store. Also see in someone's shoes.

Idioms and Phrases with fill someone's shoes (2 of 2)

shoe

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