deck shoe


: a low shoe having a nonslip sole and a lace that is threaded through a channel around the back of the shoe

Examples of deck shoe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite his often outwardly cheery demeanor and constant quips (episode 401’s riff on Greg’s date’s handbag nearly rivals the great deck shoes castigation of 103), Tom hasn’t been a stranger to melancholy. Seija Rankin, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Mar. 2023 The very first style was a lace-up canvas deck shoe known as the Style 44. Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times, 7 May 2021 Tie up your deck shoes and cue the Nicholas Britell. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, 20 Aug. 2019 For the non-cleats-wearing rest of us, Joshua Klein, of Eastland Shoe Co. in Freeport, Maine, was showing off deck shoes plastered with baseball logos. Janelle Nanos,, 29 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of deck shoe was in 1944

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“Deck shoe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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