footgear


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foot·gear

 (fo͝ot′gîr′)
n.
Sturdy footwear, such as shoes or boots.

footgear

(ˈfʊtˌɡɪə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) another name for footwear

foot•gear

(ˈfʊtˌgɪər)

n.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footgear - covering for a person's feet
boot - footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
clog, geta, patten, sabot - footwear usually with wooden soles
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
flats - footwear (shoes or slippers) with no heel (or a very low heel)
half sole - shoe sole extending from the shank to the toe
overshoe - footwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
carpet slipper, slipper - low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors
sole - the underside of footwear or a golf club
toe - the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes
Translations

footgear

[ˈfʊtgɪəʳ] Ncalzado m

footgear

[ˈfʊtˌgɪəʳ] ncalzatura
References in classic literature ?
To think that the great writer Dievushkin should walk about in patched footgear! If a duchess or a countess should recognise me, what would she say, poor woman?
He learned that suffering and freedom have their limits and that those limits are very near together; that the person in a bed of roses with one crumpled petal suffered as keenly as he now, sleeping on the bare damp earth with one side growing chilled while the other was warming; and that when he had put on tight dancing shoes he had suffered just as he did now when he walked with bare feet that were covered with sores- his footgear having long since fallen to pieces.
Their arms and legs, however, were bare, and they wore no footgear. As I have said before, they were not quite so hairy as we of the Folk.
For a moment the lion stood with legs far outspread, then he raised first one paw and then another, shaking them energetically in an effort to dislodge the strange footgear that Tarzan had fastened upon them.
Her Sophia Webster footgear added quirkiness to her glam.
Fixed a bug where Season 6 Pants caused graphics glitches in certain footgear. Fixed a bug where doors were not displayed properly.
Indeed, there was a contradiction within this contradiction: while long-term communist ideology condemned petty artisans to extinction, in the 1920s these Jewish kustari were producing a significant percentage of footgear in Soviet Belarus.
On sitting with the Queen, at some interminable dreary function, she observed, when recounting an exchange about their respective footgear, that "we were just two tired ladies oppressed by their shoes".
Just think: This subject that involves us in a long chain of decisions every day, from undergarments to outwear, from footgear to fascinators, is of little to no importance in our sacred texts.
He gives a lot of advice on camping equipment, tents, camping clothing, insulated sleeping bags, backpacks, camp stoves, cookware, footgear, backup sources for heating and cooking, backup light sources, and sanitation notes.
His brown leather boots seem foreign next to the sage green footgear of those accompanying him.
They are no longer the unwholesome accompaniment to daydreams but are now simply useful footgear for walks with her father and a long-desired puppy.