Definition of "shoemaker" [shoe•mak•er]

  • One that makes or repairs shoes. (noun)

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Use "shoemaker" in a sentence
  • "He farmed some, and he was what they called a shoemaker then."
  • "He could be very engaging, and was at his best when enjoying what he called a shoemaker's holiday -- that is, when away from town at some watering-place, with friends."
  • "Obviously for most of us a custom tailor or shoemaker is not an option in the US."