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One that makes or repairs shoes.

shoe′mak′ing n.


(Professions) a person who makes or repairs shoes or boots
ˈshoeˌmaking n


(ˈʃuˈmeɪ kər)

a person who makes or mends shoes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoemaker - a person who makes or repairs shoesshoemaker - a person who makes or repairs shoes
boot maker, bootmaker - a maker of boots
maker, shaper - a person who makes things


noun cobbler, bootmaker, souter (Scot.) I'm a shoemaker by trade.
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[ˈʃuːˌmeɪkəʳ] Nzapatero/a m/f


[ˈʃuːmeɪkər] nbottier mshoe polish ncirage mshoe rack nétagère f à chaussuresshoe repairer ncordonnier/ière m/fshoe shop nmagasin m de chaussuresshoe size npointure f


[ˈʃuːˌmeɪkəʳ] ncalzolaio


(ʃuː) noun
1. an outer covering for the foot. a new pair of shoes.
2. (also ˈhorseshoe) a curved piece of iron nailed to the hoof of a horse.
verbpresent participle ˈshoeing: past tense, past participles shod (ʃod) , shoed
to put a shoe or shoes on (a horse etc).
shod (ʃod) adjective
with a shoe or shoes on.
ˈshoelace , (American) ˈshoestring noun
a kind of string or cord for fastening a shoe.
ˈshoemaker noun
a person who makes, repairs, or sells shoes.
on a shoestring
with or using very little money. He has to live on a shoestring.
References in classic literature ?
There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest: but still he could not earn enough to live upon; and at last all he had in the world was gone, save just leather enough to make one pair of shoes.
The same day a customer came in, and the shoes suited him so well that he willingly paid a price higher than usual for them; and the poor shoemaker, with the money, bought leather enough to make two pairs more.
I want," said Defarge, who had not removed his gaze from the shoemaker, "to let in a little more light here.
The shoemaker stopped his work; looked with a vacant air of listening, at the floor on one side of him; then similarly, at the floor on the other side of him; then, upward at the speaker.
We cannot tell among the men who pass us, all clad alike in dull, sad-colored clothes, who is a knight and who is a merchant, who is a shoemaker and who is a baker.
And although the French word for shoemaker is different now, there is still a slang word chausseur, meaning a cobbler.
They were certainly far handsomer than those Dame Shoemaker had made for little Karen.
The rich shoemaker in the city took the measure of her little foot.
James Burne Worson was a shoemaker who lived in Leamington, Warwickshire, England.
And now let us see how our city will be able to supply this great demand: We may suppose that one man is a husbandman, another a builder, some one else a weaver--shall we add to them a shoemaker, or perhaps some other purveyor to our bodily wants?
The dissenting shoemaker wanted Miss Briggs to send his son to college and make a gentleman of him.
Darya Alexandrovna regarded staying in the country for the summer as essential for the children, especially for the little girl, who had not succeeded in regaining her strength after the scarlatina, and also as a means of escaping the petty humiliations, the little bills owing to the wood-merchant, the fishmonger, the shoemaker, which made her miserable.