shaking in one's boots/shoes

Definition of shaking in one's boots/shoes

  1. :  very nervous She was shaking in her boots/shoes as she waited for the doctor.

Word by Word Definitions

shakeplay shaking
  1. :  to move irregularly to and fro

    :  to vibrate especially as the result of a blow or shock

    :  to tremble as a result of physical or emotional disturbance

  1. :  an act of shaking: such as

    :  an act of shaking hands

    :  an act of shaking oneself

bootsplay
  1. :  a servant who shines shoes especially in a hotel

shoeplay shoes
  1. :  an outer covering for the human foot typically having a thick or stiff sole with an attached heel and an upper part of lighter material (such as leather)

    :  a metal plate or rim for the hoof of an animal

    :  something resembling a shoe in function or placement

  1. :  to furnish with a shoe

    :  to cover for protection, strength, or ornament


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