slipsole

noun

slip·​sole ˈslip-ˌsōl How to pronounce slipsole (audio)
1
: a thin insole
2
: a half sole inserted between the insole or welt and the outsole of a shoe to give additional height

called also slip tap

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of slipsole was circa 1908

Dictionary Entries Near slipsole

Cite this Entry

“Slipsole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slipsole. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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