Definition of shoeshiner in US English:

shoeshiner

noun

North American
  • See shoeshine

    • ‘The rogue shoeshiners start shining your shoes before even asking for permission then follow you around demanding payment, yelling at you for ‘stealing’ from them.’
    • ‘Imagine it - scruffy shoeshiners and grungy postcard sellers getting the chance to enjoy what so many of us take for granted.’
    • ‘If he were really aware he would remember him for who he really was, the twelve year old grandson of a retired shoeshiner.’
    • ‘The new relief fund is intended to help the lower-income victims, like janitors, cafeteria workers and shoeshiners, and their families, as well as uniformed personnel.’