- a shoe consisting of a sole of leather or other material fastened to the foot by thongs or straps.
- any of various low shoes or slippers.
- a light, low, rubber overshoe covering only the front part of a woman's high-heeled shoe.
- a band or strap that fastens a low shoe or slipper on the foot by passing over the instep or around the ankle.
- to furnish with sandals.
Origin of sandal1
Origin of sandal2
Examples from the Web for sandal
The sandal is pictured in cartoon-form against the New York skyline on a wheeled plank, held up by wires emerging from the ground.Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Might Model for Bulgari; Beyoncé's H&M Campaign Drops
The Fashion Beast Team
March 21, 2013
Philothea was stooping to unlace her sandal, and she immediately picked it up.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
Then he saw that her sandal was tied in the way he had already wondered at.Welsh Fairy Tales
William Elliott Griffis
A shoe or sandal, a woman's cup, a wine or oil-skin, or a flesh-pot might be tied.Jesus the Christ
James Edward Talmage
The Sandal consists in making a perfumed embrocation from sandal wood.
The sandal and other ceremonies are similar to those described already.
- a light shoe consisting of a sole held on the foot by thongs, straps, etc
- a strap passing over the instep or around the ankle to keep a low shoe on the foot
Word Origin and History for sandal
type of shoe, late 14c., from Old French sandale, from Latin sandalium "a slipper, sandal," from Greek sandalion, diminutive of sandalon "sandal," of unknown origin, perhaps from Persian. Related: Sandals.