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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
1970-1975
Wafflestompers is an Americanism from the 1970s.