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1. shoe

noun. ['ˈʃuː'] footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material.

Synonyms

  • calceus
  • flipper
  • heel counter
  • blucher
  • throat
  • chukka
  • lacing
  • walking shoe
  • Loafer
  • balmoral
  • saddle
  • cleats
  • collar
  • chukka boot
  • shoe lace
  • congress shoe
  • shoelace
  • footwear
  • mocassin
  • pump
  • sneaker
  • bowling shoe
  • slingback
  • counter
  • upper
  • ghillie
  • instep
  • shoestring
  • brogue
  • spike
  • tennis shoe
  • sandal
  • shoe collar
  • tongue
  • footgear
  • congress boot
  • sabot
  • work shoe
  • sling
  • anklet
  • lace
  • toecap
  • outsole
  • chopine
  • innersole
  • congress gaiter
  • fin
  • running shoe
  • toe box
  • wedgie
  • baby shoe
  • platform
  • gaiter
  • gym shoe
  • wooden shoe
  • moccasin
  • walker
  • heel
  • insole
  • clodhopper
  • shoe string
  • wing tip
  • oxford
  • gillie

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • fall
  • decrease
  • artificial language

Etymology

  • shoo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scoh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Shoe

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  • misconstrue
  • dfw
  • timbuktu
  • long-overdue
  • katmandu
  • kalamazoo
  • hullabaloo
  • lhommedieu
  • komatsu
  • fitzhugh
  • drive-thru
  • depardieu
  • construe
  • benhamou
  • aeroperu
  • withdrew
  • true-view
  • tien-fu
  • thankyou
  • pas-de-deux
  • overthrew
  • kwangju
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  • kangaroo
  • hitherto
  • fondue
  • cmu
  • carilou

Example sentences of the word shoe


1. Noun, singular or mass
Seek investors in your shoe brand who are willing to stick by the company over the long term.

2. Adjective
Find a shoe rack you can slide into your closet.

Quotes containing the word shoe


1. The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
- Carl Jung

2. In my rush, I hadn’t tied my shoelaces. Noah was now tying them for me. He looked up at me through his dark fringe of lashes and smiled. The expression on his face melted me completely. I knew I had the goofiest grin plastered on my lips, and didn’t care. “There,” he said as he finished tying the laces on my left shoe. “Now you won’t fall.”Too late.
- Michelle Hodkin, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

3. I have a very silly sense of humor. I've never laughed harder in my entire life than seeing someone with toilet paper stuck on the bottom of their shoe.
- Paula Poundstone

2. soft-shoe

noun. tap dancing wearing shoes that have soft soles.

Synonyms

  • soft-shoe dancing
  • soft-shoe shuffle
  • tap dance

3. shoe-shop

noun. a shop where shoes are sold.

Synonyms

  • store
  • shoe shop
  • shop

Antonyms

  • software
  • non-volatile storage
  • nonvolatile storage
  • lose

4. white-shoe

adjective. denoting a company or law firm owned and run by members of the WASP elite who are generally conservative.

Antonyms

  • distributed

5. shoe

noun. ['ˈʃuː'] a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation.

Synonyms

  • skid
  • restraint
  • drum brake
  • brake shoe
  • brake lining

Antonyms

  • detach
  • unsaddle
  • lower
  • refrain

Etymology

  • shoo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scoh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shoe

noun. ['ˈʃuː'] U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof.

Synonyms

  • plate
  • horseshoe
  • shell

Antonyms

  • positive
  • low
  • inferior
  • side

Etymology

  • shoo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scoh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shoe

noun. ['ˈʃuː'] (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time.

Antonyms

  • unknot

Etymology

  • shoo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scoh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. shoe

verb. ['ˈʃuː'] furnish with shoes.

Synonyms

  • tog
  • enclothe
  • habilitate
  • fit out
  • dress
  • apparel
  • garment
  • clothe
  • raiment

Antonyms

  • untwist
  • untwine
  • untie
  • driver

Etymology

  • shoo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scoh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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