sandal

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noun san·dal \ˈsan-dəl\

Definition of sandal

  1. 1 :  a shoe consisting of a sole strapped to the foot

  2. 2 :  a low-cut shoe that fastens by an ankle strap

  3. 3 :  a strap to hold on a slipper or low shoe

  4. 4 :  a rubber overshoe cut very low

sandaled

play or less commonly

sandalled

\ˈsan-dəld\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sandal

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


SANDAL Defined for English Language Learners

sandal

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noun

Definition of sandal for English Language Learners

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


SANDAL Defined for Kids

sandal

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noun san·dal \ˈsan-dəl\

Definition of sandal for Students

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



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