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 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,, "Justin Bieber Thanks Hailey Baldwin’s Parents for Letting Her Marry a ‘Savage Like Me’," 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, "Amazon's Having a Major Sale on Sperry Snow Boots," 18 Nov. 2019 Justin opted for a white polo shirt, black slacks, and boat shoes. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Hailey Bieber Wore a Little White Dress to Her Wedding Rehearsal Dinner," 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, "Bombargo's Rocking Good Set Bombards the Hotel Cafe for Debut U.S. Show," 21 Sep. 2019 Duggan — in blue jeans, boat shoes, a short-sleeve plaid shirt that serves duty two days in a row and Ray Bans tipped back on his head — can’t finish a story without triggering two or three mini-stories along the way. Washington Post, "When that ‘rock’ is actually a horseshoe crab and the beach becomes a respite from the city," 22 June 2019 This shift is due in part to the way menswear has mutated since Sternberg left Band of Outsiders in 2015, after spending more than a decade dressing regular guys and red carpet celebs in shirts, ties, suits, and inside-out boat shoes. Sam Schube, GQ, "Scott Sternberg on His New Line, His Exit from Band of Outsiders, and Making Clothes for the Entire World," 4 Apr. 2018 His friend, who is black, later switched shoes with another friend and both gained entry to the bar, this time with the black man wearing boat shoes and the white friend wearing the Jordans, according to the Star-Telegram in Fort Worth. Jerod Macdonald-evoy, azcentral, "Bar with eyes on Tempe accused of racial discrimination at Texas location," 4 May 2018 Tree debuted with a Runner as well as Skipper, Allbirds’ version of a boat shoe. Anh-minh Le, San Francisco Chronicle, "Latest Allbirds shoes do actually grow on trees," 18 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of boat shoe

1907, in the meaning defined above

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11 Dec 2019

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“Boat shoe.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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