tap shoe

plural tap shoes

Definition of tap shoe

: a shoe for tap-dancing that typically has a sole and heel to which metal taps have been attached Unlike Edie, Eddie has never put his toes in a tap shoe or ballet slipper.— Nancy A. Nruhling

First Known Use of tap shoe

1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tap shoe was in 1932

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tap screw

tap shoe

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Cite this Entry

“Tap shoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tap%20shoe. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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