shoe-leather


shoe–leath·er

adjective \ˈshü-ˌle-thər\

Definition of SHOE-LEATHER

:  involving or using basic, direct, or old-fashioned methods <shoe–leather journalism>

First Known Use of SHOE-LEATHER

1951

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