- 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: Oxford, slipper, Turkish slipper, moccasin, high-heel shoe, platform, espadrille, boot, sandal, Roman sandal, chopine, balmoral, Crakow, blucher, patten, pump, sabot, clog, arctic, galosh, rubber shoe, leather shoe, fabric shoe, running shoe, jogging shoe, track shoe, cross-training shoe, aerobic shoe, tennis shoe, gym shoe, sneaker, loafer, heels*, flats*, high tops*, wing-tip*, toe-shoe, ballet slipper, spike-heel shoe, backless*, fruit boots*, tennies*, wedgie*.• in another's shoes,Syn. in the position or place of another, in changed or different or other circumstances, reversal of roles; see sympathetic , understood 1 .• where the shoe pinches,III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.footwear, footgear, loafer, pump, sneaker, running shoe.WORD FIND• backless, woman’s: mule• back of shoe: cuff• ballet slipper: toe shoe• boat shoes made of canvas and nonskid soles: deck shoes• bottom of: sole• brown and white oxford: saddle shoe• child’s: Mary Jane• Chinese, flat-heeled: Chinese• flap: tongue• fringe-tongued shoe with low heel: kiltie flat• high, ankle-supporting sneakers: *hightops, basketball shoes• high-heeled strapless: pump• high-heeled, strapped: slingback• Indian, leather: moccasin• infant: bootee• instep cover: vamp• lace hole: eyelet• loafer with front slot to hold penny: penny loafer• low-heeled, woman’s: flats• low shoe laced over instep: oxford• maker: cordwainer• mender: cobbler• metal tag at end of shoelace: aglet• oxford with holes or perforations for decoration: wing-tip• put on, aid to: shoehorn• raised platform sole, shoe with: platform shoe• removing device: bootjack• rope-soled canvas shoe, sometimes laced up the ankle: espadrille• sandallike with wood or cork sole: clog• sandals: clog, flip-flops, Ganymede, gladiator, thongs• sole, narrow portion of: shank• sport traction shoe: cleats• toeless: open-toed shoe• walking shoe, laced: balmoral• white oxfords: white bucks• work shoe, heavy: brogan, steel-toed shoesee boot
English dictionary for students. 2013.