boat shoe

boat shoe
boat shoe
a shoe, usually in a style somewhat like a moccasin, with a rubber sole suitable for walking on the deck of a boat

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  • boat shoe — boat′ shoe n. clo a moccasin like shoe with a rubber sole that provides a firm hold on the deck of a boat • Etymology: 1990–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • boat shoe — noun Etymology: so called from the original use of such shoes on the decks of small boats : a canvas or leather low cut shoe with a sole designed to prevent slipping * * * a moccasinlike shoe with a rubber sole that provides a firm hold on the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • boat shoe — noun A type of casual footwear resembling a loafer, originally designed to be worn aboard a boat, characterized by water resistant hide, soles designed to improve hold on wet deck of the boat and side lacing. Syn: deck shoe, topsider …   Wiktionary

  • boat shoe — a moccasinlike shoe with a rubber sole that provides a firm hold on the deck of a boat. [1990 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • boat shoe — /ˈboʊt ʃu/ (say boht shooh) noun a type of moccasin, or similar shoe, suitable for wearing on a pleasure boat …  

  • boat shoe — noun Date: 1977 a low cut shoe with a slip resistant sole …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Boat shoes — are worn by both women and men. Boat shoes (also known as deck shoes or topsiders) are typically canvas or leather with non marking rubber soles designed for use on a boat. A siping pattern is cut into the soles to provide grip on a wet deck; the …   Wikipedia

  • shoe — [n] footwear basketball shoe, boat shoe, boot, cleat, clog, cowboy boot, flip flops*, footgear, golf shoe, high heels, hightops*, loafer, moccasin, penny loafer, platform shoe, pump, running shoe, sandals, slipper, sneaker, tennis shoe, wing tip …   New thesaurus

  • Shoe — This article is about footwear. For other uses, see Shoe (disambiguation). Various shoes for sale in Quarry Bay …   Wikipedia

  • shoe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. footwear; footgear; sandal, espadrille, boot, loafer, casual, sneaker; runner, [tire] casing; [brake] lining. See clothing. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. footwear, foot covering. Types of shoes include:… …   English dictionary for students

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