Overshoe O"ver*shoe`, n. A shoe that is worn over another for protection from wet or for extra warmth; esp., an India-rubber shoe; a galosh. [1913 Webster]

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  • overshoe — ► NOUN ▪ a protective shoe worn over a normal shoe …   English terms dictionary

  • overshoe — ☆ overshoe [ō′vər sho͞o΄ ] n. a kind of shoe or boot of rubber or fabric, worn over the regular shoe to protect against cold or dampness; galosh; rubber …   English World dictionary

  • overshoe — UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌʃuː] / US [ˈoʊvərˌʃu] noun [countable] Word forms overshoe : singular overshoe plural overshoes a shoe that fits over an ordinary shoe and keeps it dry in wet weather …   English dictionary

  • overshoe — noun Date: 1823 an outer shoe; especially galosh …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overshoe — /oh veuhr shooh /, n. a shoe or boot usually worn over another for protection in wet or cold weather, esp. a waterproof outer shoe. Cf. galosh. [1570 80; OVER + SHOE] * * * …   Universalium

  • overshoe — noun /ˈoʊvərˌʃuː/ a waterproof shoe worn over an ordinary shoe during wet weather See Also: galosh …   Wiktionary

  • overshoe — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. boot, arctic, galosh, rubber. See clothing …   English dictionary for students

  • overshoe — o|ver|shoe [ˈəuvəʃu: US ˈouvər ] n a rubber shoe that you wear over an ordinary shoe to keep your feet dry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • overshoe — o|ver|shoe [ ouvər,ʃu ] noun count a shoe that fits over an ordinary shoe and keeps it dry in wet weather …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • overshoe — n. shoe or boot of rubber worn over regular shoe; galosh …   English contemporary dictionary

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