shoemaker

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noun shoe·mak·er \-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of shoemaker

  1. :  a person whose occupation is making or repairing shoes

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First Known Use of shoemaker

14th century


Shoemaker

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

Definition of Shoemaker

  1. Eugene Merle 1928–1997 American planetary geologist


SHOEMAKER Defined for English Language Learners

shoemaker

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Definition of shoemaker for English Language Learners

  • : someone who makes or repairs shoes


SHOEMAKER Defined for Kids

shoemaker

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noun shoe·mak·er \ˈshü-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of shoemaker for Students

  1. :  a person who makes or repairs shoes



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