- 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 sandalled
Historical Examples of sandalled
His sandalled feet shuffled on the carpet, and he prepared to take snuff.The Eternal City
With his sandalled foot the friar caught the fool a surreptitious kick.Love-at-Arms
Her sandalled foot, all rosy in the glow, felt the warmth of the embers.The Rescue
An old French priest with sandalled feet and a dirty face had arrived.The Grandissimes
George Washington Cable
Occasionally these frocked and sandalled ruffians met with deserved retribution at the hands of those whose homes they desolated.The Vaudois of Piedmont
John Napper Worsfold
- 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
Word Origin and History for sandalled
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.