elevator shoe

elevator shoe
noun
Etymology: from Elevators, a trademark
: a shoe having a specially constructed raised insole intended to make the wearer look taller

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a shoe with a thick insole designed to increase the wearer's height.
[named after a former trademark, Elevators]

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elevator shoe,
a shoe with raised heel and sole made for short men: »

The champion didn't want his wife towering over him, and he refused to wear elevator shoes (New Yorker).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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