Definition of overshoe in English:



  • A shoe worn over a normal shoe, typically made either of rubber to protect the normal shoe or of felt to protect a floor surface.

    • ‘The only way I would know if people were there is if they left their overshoes outside, in the hallway.’
    • ‘Bathe your feet before starting in cold weather, and wear loose overshoes and gloves two or three sizes too large.’
    • ‘His Velcro overshoes squished upon the carpet as he walked back to his seat.’
    • ‘Hunting in snow, I'd wear heavy wool socks, shoes, and rubber overshoes.’
    • ‘When George comes downstairs and is about to leave for a visit with Emily, his mother reminds him to put on his overshoes.’
    gumboot, wellington, wader, walking boot, riding boot, field boot, jackboot, thigh boot, half-boot, ankle boot, pixie boot, chelsea boot, balmoral, desert boot, moon boot, snow boot
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