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shoeshine

[ shoo-shahyn ]

noun

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


shoeshine

/ ˈʃuːˌʃaɪn /

noun

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


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He wanted to change “Free to wait tables and shine shoes,” because he said he wasn’t sure that shoeshine boys were Puerto Rican.

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