- 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
Examples from the Web for sandaled
Historical Examples of sandaled
It was a stately, irregular building of red brick, sandaled and veiled in ivy.The Man Between
Amelia E. Barr
The stealthy tap-tapping of feet, sandaled feet, from every direction.The Argus Pheasant
John Charles Beecham
"Let the thought of the white dove in my arms cons—" Allan's sandaled foot shot out into the man's stomach.When the Sleepers Woke
Arthur Leo Zagat
His sandaled feet and ankles, bandaged as if for journeying, appeared beneath the covering.Complete Short Works
The path beyond showed the impress of sandaled feet only—and Raoul, they agreed, did not wear sandals.The Gilded Man
- 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 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.