overshoe

noun
over·​shoe | \ ˈō-vər-ˌshü How to pronounce overshoe (audio) \

Definition of overshoe

: an outer shoe especially : galosh

Examples of overshoe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Early in their development process, Mermoud, Diard, and Aubonnet considered making a downhill-only, slip-on overshoe of sorts, one that could be carried in a pack on uphill sections and attached for long, rugged downhills. Brian Metzler, Outside Online, 27 July 2022 Zippers was chosen in a contest in 1925 and was the brand name of a pair of rubber overshoes made by the B.F. Goodrich Co. Karen Farkas, cleveland.com, 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of overshoe

1770, in the meaning defined above

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2 Aug 2022

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“Overshoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overshoe. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for overshoe

overshoe

noun
over·​shoe | \ ˈō-vər-ˌshü How to pronounce overshoe (audio) \

Kids Definition of overshoe

: a shoe (as of rubber) worn over another for protection

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