footwear

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noun foot·wear \-ˌwer\

Definition of footwear

  1. :  wearing apparel (as shoes or boots) for the feet

Examples of footwear in a sentence

  1. sneakers, loafers, and other casual footwear

1881

First Known Use of footwear

1881


FOOTWEAR Defined for English Language Learners

footwear

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noun foot·wear \-ˌwer\

Definition of footwear for English Language Learners

  • : things (such as shoes and boots) that are worn on your feet



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