What is another word for shoelace?

49 synonyms found


[ ʃˈuːle͡ɪs], [ ʃˈuːle‍ɪs], [ ʃ_ˈuː_l_eɪ_s]

Shoelaces are an essential component of footwear, and they come in different sizes and styles. The most common synonym for shoelaces is "shoe strings", and they are usually made from materials such as cotton, polyester, or nylon. Other synonyms for shoelaces include "laces", "tiedowns", or "tie-ups". Some people refer to them as "bootlaces" when they are used for boots. Shoelaces can also be called "lacing", "cords", or "laces". The term "yarn" can also be used in some contexts, depending on the material used. Whether you call them shoelaces, shoe strings, bootlaces, or any of their synonyms, they play a crucial role in keeping your footwear in place and securing your feet.

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Usage examples for Shoelace

She lodged at Mr. Rich's, you know, two nights; but he would be Mr. Poor, I should suppose, by the time her Grace left him; for he will not see the worth of a shoelace again of all that he expended on her."
"By What Authority?"
Robert Hugh Benson
I shall always believe that it was only the breaking of a shoelace which first brought Norman Eliot and me together.
"Amusement Only"
Richard Marsh
Rick balanced on one leg, one hand on Scotty's shoulder, the other hand fumbling with the shoelace on his lifted foot.
"The Wailing Octopus"
Harold Leland Goodwin

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