shoemaker

noun shoe·mak·er \ ˈshü-ˌmā-kər \
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of shoemaker

: a person whose occupation is making or repairing shoes

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First Known Use of shoemaker

14th century

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biographical name Shoe·mak·er \ ˈshü-ˌmā-kər \

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Definition of shoemaker for English Language Learners

  • : someone who makes or repairs shoes


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shoemaker

noun shoe·mak·er \ ˈshü-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of shoemaker for Students

: a person who makes or repairs shoes


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