shoemaker

[shoo-mey-ker]

noun

a person who makes or mends shoes.

Origin of shoemaker

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at shoe, maker
Related formsshoe·mak·ing, noun

Shoemaker

[shoo-mey-ker]

noun

William LeeWillie, 1931–2003, U.S. jockey.
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Related Words for shoemaker

cobbler, crispin, cordwainer

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British Dictionary definitions for shoemaker

shoemaker

noun

a person who makes or repairs shoes or boots
Derived Formsshoemaking, noun
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Word Origin and History for shoemaker
n.

late 14c. (mid-14c. as a surname), from shoe (n.) + maker.

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