sandal

noun
san·​dal | \ ˈsan-dᵊl How to pronounce sandal (audio) \

Definition of sandal

1 : a shoe consisting of a sole strapped to the foot
2 : a low-cut shoe that fastens by an ankle strap
3 : a strap to hold on a slipper or low shoe
4 : a rubber overshoe cut very low

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Other Words from sandal

sandaled or less commonly sandalled \ ˈsan-​dᵊld How to pronounce sandalled (audio) \ adjective

Examples of sandal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The same goes for this men's sandal, which is nearly $20 off and has thousands of five-star reviews as well. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "13 Amazon deals on summer 2020’s trendiest shoes: Crocs, Adidas, and more," 24 June 2020 Shop all of your summer sandal essentials on sale at Amazon from casual flats to dressy heeled styles and save up to 81 percent off. NBC News, "Amazon Big Style Sale: Best deals on shoes," 24 June 2020 On-the-Go Brilliancy sport sandal, have even earned an impressive number of five-star reviews. Jessica Leigh Mattern, PEOPLE.com, "Attention, Skechers Fans! There Are 60+ Pairs on Sale on Amazon Right Now," 23 June 2020 Leave it to Tory Burch to turn a regular sandal into something ridiculously elegant and high-end. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "13 Amazon deals on summer 2020’s trendiest shoes: Crocs, Adidas, and more," 24 June 2020 Every sandal is designed to be comfortable enough to wear straight out of the box — no breaking in required. Jessica Leigh Mattern, PEOPLE.com, "Attention, Skechers Fans! There Are 60+ Pairs on Sale on Amazon Right Now," 23 June 2020 The McKenzie wedge sandal brings both comfort and style with an espadrille style that comes in four different colors. NBC News, "Amazon Big Style Sale 2020: Best deals on clothes, shoes and more," 22 June 2020 Brother Vellies released its Huarache sandal in mens allotting for a comfy select and serves as a great cook-out shoe for the summer. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Father's Day Gifts For The Dad Who Loves Fashion," 9 June 2020 Brandon Lindley runs Havainas, a boutique sandal and sunglasses shop, on the east side of the mall near the Apple store. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Scottsdale Fashion Square is still closed after looting. Here's when it may reopen," 31 May 2020

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First Known Use of sandal

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sandal

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin sandalium, from Greek sandalion, diminutive of sandalon sandal

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The first known use of sandal was in the 14th century

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10 Jul 2020

Cite this Entry

“Sandal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sandal. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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More Definitions for sandal

sandal

noun
How to pronounce sandal (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of sandal

: a shoe with a bottom part that is held in place with straps around the foot and sometimes the ankle

sandal

noun
san·​dal | \ ˈsan-dəl How to pronounce sandal (audio) \

Kids Definition of sandal

: a shoe consisting of a sole that is held in place by straps

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