old shoe


noun Informal.

a person or thing that is comfortably familiar and unpretentious: Uncle Will is a lovable old shoe.

Related forms

old-shoe, adjective
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Idioms and Phrases with old shoe

old shoe


see comfortable as an old shoe.

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