wafflestomper

wafflestomper

(ˈwɒfəlˌstɒmpə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) slang US a shoe with a thick sole resembling a waffle

waf•fle•stomp•er

(ˈwɒf əlˌstɒm pər)

n.
an ankle boot with a ridged sole used esp. for hiking.
[1970–75, Amer.]
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And Bryson tells the secondhand stories of some of the folks who have traversed the AT: a trekker in his 80s, another on crutches, a blind man with a seeing-eye dog who reportedly fell about 5,000 times and a 350-pound wafflestomper who lost 53 pounds on his sojourn.
Such is the story of a shoeless joe named Paul Lucas of Mountain View, who hopes to bring into better focus the growing trend of hikers who prefer bare feet to wafflestompers.
The winning combination is endearing to wafflestompers.
Expect infrequent bursts of wind and an occasional airplane, but the only other man-made sounds you'll hear are the crunch of wafflestompers hitting tinder-dry earth and the heavy breathing that comes with climbing a grade that is steep in places.
My battered wafflestompers and sweatshirt emblazoned with ``Rodeo'' didn't exactly scream Wild West.
At 14,494 feet, it's the tallest point in the contiguous United States, and each year thousands don wafflestompers or running shoes and make the pilgrimage to the granitic landmark west of Lone Pine.
I would gladly walk a mile in your shoes, as long as they are wafflestompers.
The first step is to break out - or, for newcomers, break in - your wafflestompers and hit the dusty trail.
It really gives you an appreciation for what development has done to the beaches - how marinas have decimated our wetlands, how sea walls just raise havoc with the way sand is distributed,'' said Jimmie Renner, 59, of Downey, a retired administrator with the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools who is donning her wafflestompers for the trek.