verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for shoehorn
Even adults like to shoehorn their bottoms into a malleable rubber swing and take a ride down memory lane.
It might difficult, however, to shoehorn Mourdock into the role of Tea Party wacko.Richard Lugar Loses GOP Indiana Senate Primary by Landslide|Lloyd Grove|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She is likely to shoehorn her pain into lugubrious scenarios that are perfect for country-music videos.
He cant find a shoehorn with which to get into his breeches.Conscript 2989|Irving Crump
He had a shaven cranium, and his tight scalp might have been slipped over the bony bosses of his head with a shoehorn.Old Junk|H. M. Tomlinson
Do you know that some mornings he has to get his hat on with a shoehorn.Ulysses|James Joyce
Even if he had any flavor and wasn't tougher'n a shoehorn, he's too much for us to eat.The Black Fawn|James Arthur Kjelgaard
He certainly has arrived at what a witty American friend of mine would call the "Shoehorn stage."