slip·​sole ˈslip-ˌsōl How to pronounce slipsole (audio)
: a thin insole
: 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

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Cite this Entry

“Slipsole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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