old shoe

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

Other words from old shoe

  • old-shoe, adjective

Words Nearby old shoe

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How to use old shoe in a sentence

  • Don't let me feel that you have merely played with me, and are ready to cast me off like an old shoe when you are tired.

    Brooke's Daughter | Adeline Sergeant

Other Idioms and Phrases with old shoe

old shoe

see comfortable as an old shoe.

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