insole

noun

in·​sole ˈin-ˌsōl How to pronounce insole (audio)
1
: an inside sole of a shoe
2
: a loose thin strip placed inside a shoe for warmth or comfort

Examples of insole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They’re also made of rich, soft leather with a cushy insole, which requires zero breaking in. Taylor Jean Stephan, Peoplemag, 31 Mar. 2024 This sturdy pair boasts cushioned and supportive insoles, a flexible design, and a thick rubber exterior complete with an anti-skid sole. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 30 Mar. 2024 Satin and leather materials used for the insole are highlighted as two premium sock liners with a metallic wings logo. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 12 Mar. 2024 These insoles can reach a maximum heat of 135° F and use Microwire technology that rises to full temperature in just seconds. Breanna Wilson, Forbes, 23 Feb. 2024 The padded insoles and adjustable buckle straps allow the shoes to practically mold to your feet, while the inset circular heels offer the slightest bit of height in an elegant way. Lane Nieset, Travel + Leisure, 18 Mar. 2024 The soft lining is in place to absorb sweat and insoles offer extra support. Kayla Blanton, Peoplemag, 16 Mar. 2024 Made in Germany, the open-toed shoes are available in standard and vegan leather upper options and feature a comfortable suede insole, the signature cork footbed and a lightweight EVA outsole. Danielle Directo-Meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Mar. 2024 On a mission to stop the progression of Parkinson’s, this startup has created an insole equipped with IoT sensors that capture data and send it to a mobile app for real-time processing. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 10 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1861, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of insole was circa 1861

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“Insole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insole. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

insole

noun
in·​sole ˈin-ˌsōl How to pronounce insole (audio)
1
: an inside sole of a shoe
2
: a loose thin strip placed inside a shoe for warmth or comfort

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