What is another word for Brogues?

Pronunciation: [bɹˈə͡ʊɡz] (IPA)

Brogues are a type of shoe that originated in Ireland and Scotland. These shoes are known for their distinctive decorative perforations on the leather upper. Some synonyms for brogues include wingtips, Oxford brogues, spectator shoes, full brogues, half brogues, and cap-toe brogues. Wingtips are brogues with a wing-shaped design that runs along the sides of the shoe. Oxford brogues feature a closed lacing system and are more formal than other types of brogues. Spectator shoes have a two-tone design, with the toe and heel sections in a different color than the rest of the shoe. Full brogues have decorative perforations all over the shoe, while half brogues feature perforations only on the toe and along the seams. Cap-toe brogues have an additional layer of leather covering the toe cap for durability.

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What are the hypernyms for Brogues?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for Brogues?

Brogues are a type of sturdy leather shoes with decorative perforated patterns on the upper surface. The antonyms of brogues are sneakers, sandals, and loafers. Sneakers are casual sports shoes made of rubber soles with uppers made of synthetic or fabric material. Sandals are lightweight footwear worn in warm weather, with open-toes, and straps that hold the foot. Loafers are slip-on shoes without laces, capped-toes or tassels on the upper surface, commonly worn for formal occasions. While brogues are more suitable for outdoor activities and formal occasions, sneakers, sandals, and loafers are more casual and comfortable for everyday use.

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Usage examples for Brogues

In the same slow, reflective manner, the fisherman unbuttoned the straps of his waders at the thigh, and sat down to unlace his Brogues.
"Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories"
Henry Seton Merriman
Two days later he received his waders, mackintosh, and Brogues; also a new fishing-rod of the very best quality made in England, and two five-pound notes.
"Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories"
Henry Seton Merriman
I was almost shrinking in my Brogues when I thought that Dan Hoolan might be after getting hold of yer honour, but my oath prevented me from setting off till the boys came rushing out of the court saying that Tim was acquitted.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston

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