Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the toes square.
- Formal; precise; finical; punctilious; prim.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having the toe square.
- adj. exaggeratedly proper
- adj. having a square toe
“In Jimmy Choo's mirrored, nightclub setting, I spy some mini-heeled, square-toed patents in bright red with studded buckles ( "Morse," £ 250).”
“If you are a heel wearer, then the problem, pre-boots, is simply answered — one of the two shoes of the season: Louis Vuitton's square-toed "Beautys" or Prada's pointy-toed crocodile pumps with a leather bow.”
“He relaxed against the back of his rust-pocked chair, stretched his long legs out in front of him, and crossed his ankles, one square-toed Dingo boot sliding over the other.”
“There were a few notable differences from his old punk-rock companions: They favored square-toed motorcycle boots over the lace-up combat variety; they had terrible hair and listened to even worse music.”
“The shy, silent child with downcast eyes who left town hobbling on bandaged feet returns a year later as a cheerful and talkative teenager, still wearing a Chinese outfit of delicate brocaded satin but complacently displaying beneath it her fashionably unbound feet in a pair of sturdy square-toed black leather lace-ups “they looked like shoes for a very rough little American boy, and they had steel taps on the heels”.”
“A man, obvious from his suit pants and stylish square-toed leather lace-up shoes, walks into the frame.”
“The shoe was not his brown Oxford loafer but a square-toed boot.”
“I looked good, fully dressed in my black flat-front slacks, a midnight blue silk button-down shirt—halfway buttoned to show off my chiseled chest, black square-toed boots from Aldo, and a black platinum Kenneth Cole Reaction watch.”
“His words trailed off as he swayed, his square-toed Durangos scuffing across the carpet like a drunk surfing a flat floor.”
“Is it the memories of the traditional Pilgrim garb of square buckles and square-toed shoes?”
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