mudguard

noun
mud·​guard | \ ˈməd-ˌgärd How to pronounce mudguard (audio) \

Definition of mudguard

2 : a strip of material applied to a shoe upper just above the sole for protection against dampness or as an ornament

Examples of mudguard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This scooter has a dedicated press button for easy folding, a mudguard to protect from any flying dirt, and rubber handles for a secure grip. Popular Science, "The best scooters for a smooth commute or cruise," 3 Sep. 2020 There's integrated stone-deflecting protection around the engine and air intakes and carbon fiber mudguards. Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY, "The Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato might be the rugged supercar of your dreams," 7 June 2019 Combine that with what look to be upgraded materials like suede around the mudguard and a stylish lookbook, and these kicks start to look downright fashion. Jake Woolf, GQ, "Today's Coolest Sneakers Come from Skechers Korea's Women's Line," 6 Feb. 2018 The 11 has that broad patent leather mudguard, the 13 has unique quilting, the 5's eyestays reach off the shoe. Pete Forester, Esquire, "Here's Your First Look at the New Air Jordan 32," 29 Aug. 2017 That silhouette reflects an earlier age, but the colors around the mudguard do something much more. Pete Forester, Esquire, "Nike's New Air Max 1 'Master' Is a Sneakerhead's Dream," 16 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of mudguard

1886, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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20 Sep 2020

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“Mudguard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mudguard. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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