Definition of "lace-up" []

  • To tighten or fasten (clothes or footwear) with laces (verb)
  • (of footwear) to be fastened with laces (adjective)
  • A lace-up shoe or boot (noun)
  • Describing footwear or clothing which fastens with a lace. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lace-up" in a sentence
  • "It was a long, lace confection with a lace-up bodice."
  • "Additionally, I'm an 82-year-old widow in lace-up orthopedic shoes who spends a lot of time on the subway happily going about her business."
  • "Well, shoes and boots this season merit a whole column on their own (see next week), but for cool boots and lace-up shoe-boots with wedges see Pierre Hardy from Gap, from £ 150; and for flats, go to the source: Church 's for a pair of brogues (from £ 190) which you will have forever."