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Friday, April 15, 2016

Definitions for wafflestompers

  1. ankle boots with ridged soles, used especially for hiking.

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Citations for wafflestompers
Dressed in his usual uniform--a red-and-blue-checked flannel shirt, safari vest, high-topped waffle stompers, and faded jeans--Ted looked like he should be out in some wilderness area … Mary Mackey, The Kindness of Strangers, 1988
She tried to remember the kind of shoes Carol Stewart had been wearing. Wafflestompers, weren't they? Leather and Gore-tex uppers, Vasques, that was the label on the tongue. Decent brand, readily available at REI, characteristic choice of the urban hiker. Dana Stabenow, Breakup, 1997
Origin of wafflestompers
Wafflestompers is an Americanism from the 1970s.