overshoe

(redirected from overshoes)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

o·ver·shoe

 (ō′vər-sho͞o′)
n.
An article of footwear worn over a shoe as protection from water, snow, or cold.

overshoe

(ˈəʊvəˌʃuː)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a protective shoe worn over an ordinary shoe

o•ver•shoe

(ˈoʊ vərˌʃu)

n.
a shoe or boot worn over another, esp. for protection in wet or cold weather.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overshoe - footwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold
galosh, golosh, gumshoe, arctic, rubber - a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
footgear, footwear - covering for a person's feet
Translations

overshoe

[ˈəʊvəʃuː] Nchanclo m
References in classic literature ?
However, hat and coat and overshoes were one by one removed, and hung up in a little space in an adjacent corner; when, arrayed in a decent suit, he quietly approached the pulpit.
The men were out in the fields all day, husking corn, and when they came in at noon, with long caps pulled down over their ears and their feet in red-lined overshoes, I used to think they were like Arctic explorers.
I will take some brandy," said Edna, shivering as she removed her gloves and overshoes.
There was no one in the anteroom; empty bottles, cloaks, and overshoes were lying about; there was a smell of alcohol, and sounds of voices and shouting in the distance.
You had better go and put on your overshoes at once.
SHE had delayed, because of the dew-wet grass, in order to put on her overshoes, and when she emerged from the house found her waiting husband absorbed in the wonder of a bursting almond-bud.
March said to the girls, who were all busied about her, one folding her shawl, another smoothing out the strings of her bonnet, a third putting on her overshoes, and a forth fastening up her travelling bag.
It was past nine o'clock when he left his own house and he set out so hurriedly that he forgot to put on his overshoes.
But she did not succeed, for as she stood warming her rubbers at the dining-room fire, wondering pensively as she did so if Maria Bailey had small feet, and if Tom ever put her rubbers on for her, the little overshoes were taken out of her hands, and Tom's voice said, reproachfully, "Did you really mean to run away, and not let me go home with you?
She followed the Marchioness into the hall, saw her fitted into a miscellaneous heap of overshoes, shawls and tippets, and called from the doorstep: "Mind, the carriage is to be back for me at ten
Here were deposited the cloaks, clogs, overshoes, umbrellas, hoods, and pelisses of the guests.
But she really had stepped into the puddle at the door, and her left foot was wet up to the ankle and her overshoe full of water.