penny loafer
noun Date: 1968 a loafer with a strap across the upper originally used for holding a penny

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  • penny loafer — ☆ penny loafer n. a loafer having a narrow band, sewn over the vamp, traditionally with a decorative slot in the center into which a penny may be inserted …   English World dictionary

  • Penny loafer — Mocassin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mocassin (homonymie). Mocassins amérindiens, Amérique du Nord (British Museum) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • penny loafer — a loafer with a slot on the vamp that can hold a coin, usually a penny. [1965 70] * * * noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] chiefly US : a shoe without laces that has a strap with a slit that a penny can fit into on the top of the shoe …   Useful english dictionary

  • penny loafer — a loafer with a slot on the vamp that can hold a coin, usually a penny. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • penny loafer — /pɛni ˈloʊfə/ (say penee lohfuh) noun a loafer style of shoe with a leather strap across the front into which a metal support is inserted. {from the penny originally used for the support} …   Australian English dictionary

  • penny loafer — leather slip on shoe with a slot on the vamp for carrying a single penny …   English contemporary dictionary

  • penny loafer — noun a casual leather shoe with a decorative slotted leather strip over the upper …   English new terms dictionary

  • Penny loafers — Mocassin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mocassin (homonymie). Mocassins amérindiens, Amérique du Nord (British Museum) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Loafer — Mocassin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mocassin (homonymie). Mocassins amérindiens, Amérique du Nord (British Museum) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • loafer — noun a) An idle person. b) A shoe with no laces, resembling a moccasin. Syn: bum, bumpkin, footler, idler, lout …   Wiktionary

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