snowshoe(redirected from snowshoes)
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An oblong frame, usually strung with interlaced strips or a taut membrane, worn on the foot to enable walking on deep snow.
intr.v. snow·shoed, snow·shoe·ing, snow·shoes
To travel on snowshoes.
(Clothing & Fashion) a device to facilitate walking on snow, esp a racket-shaped frame with a network of thongs stretched across it
vb, -shoes, -shoeing or -shoed
(intr) to walk or go using snowshoes
n., v. -shoed, -shoe•ing. n.
1. a racket-shaped contrivance for the foot for walking on deep snow without sinking.v.i.
2. to walk or travel on snowshoes.
Past participle: snowshoed
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|Noun||1.||snowshoe - a device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot|
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
|Verb||1.||snowshoe - travel on snowshoes; "After a heavy snowfall, we have to snowshoe to the grocery store"|
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"