boat shoe


Definition of boat shoe

: a low-cut shoe with a slip-resistant sole

Examples of boat shoe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first Vans sneaker adopted by skateboarders was a canvas boat shoe, now called the Authentic. New York Times, 20 May 2021 Nautica takes boat shoe swag and kicks it up a notch. Courtney Campbell, USA TODAY, 23 June 2020 Of all the successes among heritage brands, few have exceeded that of the traditional boat shoe with white soles incised in a pattern of chevron grooves. New York Times, 5 Feb. 2020 No better way to support America's past time by sporting these comfy and stylish boat shoes for a typical lounge day. Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY, 17 Dec. 2019 At the event, Baldwin wore a white short off-the-shoulder dress accessorized with a white ribbon in her hair and white ribbon heels while Bieber kept it classy in a white polo tucked into black slacks paired with boat shoes. Claudia Harmata,, 30 Sep. 2019 Sure, Sperry might be best known for its boat shoes, but the brand also makes great sneakers, loafers, and yes, winter boots. Kelsey Mulvey, Good Housekeeping, 18 Nov. 2019 Justin opted for a white polo shirt, black slacks, and boat shoes. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, 30 Sep. 2019 Their aesthetic takes the best elements of arena rock and boat shoe crescendos reminiscent of Steely Dan's signature sound, with each song accentuated by the band's charm, charisma and enduring energy. Dave Brooks, Billboard, 21 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of boat shoe

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Boat shoe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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