Definition of strappy in US English:

strappy

adjective

  • (of shoes or clothes) having eye-catching straps.

    ‘white strappy sandals’
    • ‘She held a shoebox with silver, strappy shoes and on the top, a necklace and earring set.’
    • ‘Six-thirty rolled around and I got dressed, putting on the glamorous red dress and strappy shoes.’
    • ‘Rafters appreciated the functionality of the strappy footwear enough to overcome any aversion to the odd look.’
    • ‘Don't try and pack the entire contents of your medicine cabinet and leave more room for that cute pair of strappy sandals.’
    • ‘Also popular are the clear vinyl shoes in strappy sandals some with changeable colored ribbon straps.’
    • ‘She slid into some strappy sandals and walked out into the front room.’
    • ‘She said women can't go wrong wearing a slip dress and strappy shoes to a club.’
    • ‘If public transit and traffic lights are still down in the morning, forget the strappy sandals and dress shoes.’
    • ‘Happily, I discovered a cool pair of strappy shoes in my closet.’
    • ‘I had worn a pale pink halter, fitted black capris, and pink strappy sandals.’
    • ‘It also has a shimmer in it which is great if you are wearing strappy dresses and sandals.’
    • ‘I walked alongside him in my new evening dress brought especially for the occasion, high heeled strappy shoes and a thin shawl draped across my bare back.’
    • ‘My hoovering shoes are strappy sandals covered in pink glitter, with gold insoles.’
    • ‘Pencil thin models wearing strappy clothes peddle youth as the ultimate goal.’
    • ‘Forget bijou hats, floating chiffon and strappy sandals - ear-muffs, padded anoraks and sensible shoes are the required dress here.’
    • ‘I ran back down smiling as Susie presented me with black strappy shoes and the dress.’
    • ‘I want to wear kitten heels and strappy sandals, I really do.’
    • ‘Keep your open, strappy sandals for pants or longer skirt where hosiery is not an issue.’
    • ‘The strappy sandals made her about a half-inch taller, she noted.’
    • ‘Do you know how hard it is to find plain old black shoes with covered toes, when all everyone is peddling seems to be strappy sandals in pink and blue?’

Pronunciation

strappy

/ˈstrapē/