Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Attire, such as shoes or slippers, for the feet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An item of clothing that is worn on the foot; a shoe, sandal, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. covering for a person's feet
  • n. clothing worn on a person's feet

Etymologies

foot +‎ -wear (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I've observed lately that one of the new universals in footwear is the flip flop ... even among young people here.

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  • In May, the U.S. firm agreed to buy US$81 million of convertible bonds with warrants in Chinese footwear maker Daphne International Holdings Ltd.

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  • The company's Payless ShoeSource chain, which offers fashionable, private and branded-label footwear and accessory products for men, women, and children saw domestic same-store sales rise 5.4 percent during the quarter.

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  • DSW, which sells men's and women's brand-name footwear, in the third quarter swung back to same-store sales growth after a period of weakness because of the economic downturn.

    DSW Swings to Profit on Strong Sales, Margins

  • » What: Leading athletic retailer specializing in brand-name footwear, apparel and accessories, operating 668 stores in 47 states and online.

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  • Finish Line is a leading athletic retailer offering the best selection of brand name footwear, apparel and accessories.

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  • Carnival is a leading retailer of name brand and private label footwear for the entire family.

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  • The state's definition of clothing includes traditional apparel, including footwear, which is worn on or about the body.

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  • Combining value pricing with an entertaining store format, Shoe Carnival is a leading retailer of name brand and private label footwear for the entire family.

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  • Make sure that your footwear is the right size to fit cold weather socks.

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