: characterized by familiarity or freedom from restraint : comfortable, unpretentious

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of old-shoe was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Old-shoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old-shoe. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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