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 Nautica takes boat shoe swag and kicks it up a notch. Courtney Campbell, USA TODAY, "10 top brands having major sales on Amazon this week," 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, "Storming the Catwalk in an L.L. Bean Boot," 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, "Holiday gift guide: 10 sports-related presents for the last-minute shopper," 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,, "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

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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 20 Jan. 2021.

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