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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.
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Jeremiah, and Billings and Buddha walk together, side by side, right behind a crowd from planets not in our astronomy; next come a dozen or two from Jupiter and other worlds; next come Daniel, and Sakka and Confucius; next a lot from systems outside of ours; next come Ezekiel, and Mahomet, Zoroaster, and a knife-grinder from ancient Egypt; then there is a long string, and after them, away down toward the bottom, come Shakespeare and Homer, and a shoemaker named Marais, from the back settlements of France.
I want," said Defarge, who had not removed his gaze from the shoemaker, "to let in a little more light here.
an agriculturist yesterday, a shoemaker to-day, and a school master to-morrow
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 village had formerly contained, side by side with the argicultural labourers, an interesting and better-informed class, ranking distinctly above the former--the class to which Tess's father and mother had belonged--and including the carpenter, the smith, the shoemaker, the huckster, together with nondescript workers other than farm-labourers; a set of people who owed a certain stability of aim and conduct to the fact of their being lifeholders like Tess's father, or copyholders, or occasionally, small freeholders.
Sir Leicester in his gallantry retires, rather declining to accept a bow from the young man as he goes out and majestically supposing him to be some shoemaker of intrusive appearance.
The Muhammadan merchant, tinman, shoemaker, or vendor of trifles sits cross-legged on the floor and reaches after any article you may want to buy.
Mayhap that may be so," quoth Robin, "for I bring to mind that Gaffer Swanthold sayeth Jack Shoemaker maketh ill bread; Tom Baker maketh ill shoon.
James Burne Worson was a shoemaker who lived in Leamington, Warwickshire, England.
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.
I am sure there was a case in the day before yesterday's paper, extracted from one of the French newspapers, about a journeyman shoemaker who was jealous of a young girl in an adjoining village, because she wouldn't shut herself up in an air- tight three-pair-of-stairs, and charcoal herself to death with him; and who went and hid himself in a wood with a sharp-pointed knife, and rushed out, as she was passing by with a few friends, and killed himself first, and then all the friends, and then her--no, killed all the friends first, and then herself, and then HIMself--which it is quite frightful to think of.
A shoemaker came, and with him a haberdasher, a tailor, and a hatter.