noun, plural shoes, (especially British Dialect) shoon [shoon]. /ʃun/.
- a member supporting one end of a truss or girder in a bridge.
- a hard and sharp foot of a pile or caisson for piercing underlying soil.
- a cuplike metal piece for protecting the bottom of a leg.
- a fillet beneath an ornamental foot, as a pad or scroll foot.
verb (used with object), shod or shoed, shod or shoed or shod·den, shoe·ing.
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Idioms for shoe
Origin of shoe
OTHER WORDS FROM shoeshoeless, adjectivere·shoe, verb (used with object), re·shod, re·shoe·ing.un·der·shoe, nounun·shoed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH shoeshoe , shoo
Words nearby shoe
Example sentences from the Web for shoe
Clarke also posted shots of the ad and the shoe on Instagram.Louis Vuitton—yes, that Louis Vuitton—has created a pro skate shoe|Marc Bain|August 25, 2020|Quartz
Try raising it and attaching it to the studs, leaving room below for your shoe collection.
The theory suggests that when I put myself in your shoes, my brain tries to copy the computations inside your brain.How the Brain Builds a Sense of Self From the People Around Us|Sam Ereira|July 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
Attached to the sole of a shoe, it stays flat as someone stands.
With this information, they can do anything from show us an ad for a pair of shoes we’ll probably like to try to change our minds about which candidate to vote for in an election.Your Personal Data Is Worth Money. Andrew Yang Wants to Get You Paid|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|June 28, 2020|Singularity Hub
If we begin to see the other as our possession and commodity, our shoe, the shadow of our shadow, is there ever a happy outcome?
They seem to belong to us, and then they freely go—behavior very uncharacteristic of a shadow or a shoe.
If I say “my shoe,” do I mean it in the same way as “my life,” or “my sister” or “my husband”?
And a perfectly amber whisky might as well taste like an old shoe.
And Christopher Walken warbling and doing a little soft-shoe?‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bondad sua, seor, I'll be sworn there is not one fit to tie the latchet of your shoe in the whole army.
I should judge from the streets that not more than one-fourth of the females of Galway belong to the shoe-wearing aristocracy.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The pig-headed prowler I saw, with my pompon missing from his shoe, and his bonne amie wearing the stolen ring.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Buckles were first worn as shoe fastenings in the reign of Charles II.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
With her little satin shoe she tapped the carpet, biting her under lip and seeming to be listening.Dope|Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for shoe
- one of a matching pair of coverings shaped to fit the foot, esp one ending below the ankle, having an upper of leather, plastic, etc, on a sole and heel of heavier leather, rubber, or synthetic material
- (as modifier)shoe cleaner
verb shoes, shoeing or shod (tr)
Word Origin for shoe
Idioms and Phrases with shoe
In addition to the idiom beginning with shoe
- shoe is on the other foot, the
- comfortable as an old shoe
- fill someone's shoes
- if the shoe fits
- in someone's shoes
- step into someone's shoes
- wait for the other shoe to drop