Synonyms

1. soft-shoe

noun. tap dancing wearing shoes that have soft soles.

Synonyms

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

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Example sentences of the word shoe-polish


1. Noun Phrase
Fold a piece of cloth and dip one corner into the shoe polish.

2. Noun Phrase
Dip a rag in some black shoe polish and blot it well on paper towels.

3. Noun Phrase
You need a clean surface before you can apply shoe polish.

4. Noun Phrase
With some shoe polish and a couple rags, you can repair your leather furniture yourself.

2. polish

verb. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] make (a surface) shine.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • rub
  • furbish
  • buff
  • embellish
  • burnish
  • Simonize
  • smoothen
  • gloss
  • smooth
  • Simonise
  • beautify
  • prettify
  • shine
  • sleek

Antonyms

  • absorb
  • ungroomed
  • ascending
  • high

3. polish

verb. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] improve or perfect by pruning or polishing.

Synonyms

  • civilize
  • better
  • fine-tune
  • amend
  • civilise
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • refine
  • overrefine
  • school
  • train
  • educate
  • ameliorate
  • cultivate
  • over-refine

Antonyms

  • awkward
  • difficult
  • staccato
  • dullness

4. polish

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] the property of being smooth and shiny.

Synonyms

  • radiance
  • French polish
  • smoothness
  • burnish
  • glaze
  • gloss
  • glossiness
  • refulgency
  • effulgence
  • shine
  • radiancy

Antonyms

  • artless
  • dull
  • implausible
  • nonslippery

5. polish

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality.

Synonyms

  • refinement
  • finish
  • perfection
  • flawlessness
  • culture
  • ne plus ultra

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • leader
  • achromatic
  • understate

6. Polish

noun. the Slavic language of Poland.

Synonyms

  • Slavonic
  • Slavonic language
  • Slavic

7. polish

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] a preparation used in polishing.

Synonyms

  • Simoniz
  • formulation
  • shoe polish
  • blacking

Antonyms

  • stay
  • rough
  • coarse
  • unironed

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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