shoeshine

[ shoo-shahyn ]
/ ˈʃuˌʃaɪn /

noun

an act or instance of cleaning and polishing a pair of shoes.
the surface of a polished shoe or shoes.

Nearby words

  1. shoeless,
  2. shoemaker,
  3. shoemaker-levy 9,
  4. shoepac,
  5. shoer,
  6. shoestring,
  7. shoestring catch,
  8. shoestring potatoes,
  9. shoestring root rot,
  10. shoestring tackle

Origin of shoeshine


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British Dictionary definitions for shoeshine

shoeshine

/ (ˈʃuːˌʃaɪn) /

noun

the act or an instance of polishing a pair of shoes
the appearance or shiny surface of polished shoes
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