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shoemaker

[ shoo-mey-ker ]
/ ˈʃuˈmeɪ kər /
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noun

a person who makes or mends shoes.

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Origin of shoemaker

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at shoe, maker

OTHER WORDS FROM shoemaker

shoemaking, noun

Definition for shoemaker (2 of 2)

Shoemaker
[ shoo-mey-ker ]
/ ˈʃuˌmeɪ kər /

noun

William Lee "Willie", 1931–2003, U.S. jockey.
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British Dictionary definitions for shoemaker

shoemaker
/ (ˈʃuːˌmeɪkə) /

noun

a person who makes or repairs shoes or boots

Derived forms of shoemaker

shoemaking, noun
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