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soft-shoe

[ sawft-shoo, soft- ]
/ ˈsɔftˈʃu, ˈsɒft- /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of tap dancing done in soft-soled shoes, without taps.
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Origin of soft-shoe

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for soft-shoe

soft-shoe

noun
(modifier) relating to a type of tap dancing performed wearing soft-soled shoesthe soft-shoe shuffle
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