What is another word for shoeshine?

17 synonyms found


[ ʃˈuːʃa͡ɪn], [ ʃˈuːʃa‍ɪn], [ ʃ_ˈuː_ʃ_aɪ_n]

The word "shoeshine" can be used to describe the process of polishing and cleaning shoes to give them a shiny appearance. However, there are many synonyms that can be used to describe this activity. Some examples include buffing, polishing, glossing, shining, burnishing, and glazing. Each of these words conveys a different aspect of shoe care, from removing scuffs and scratches to adding a protective layer. Some other synonyms for shoeshine include shoe care, shoe maintenance, and shoe upkeep. Whatever word you use, the goal is the same - to keep your shoes looking clean, sharp, and stylish.

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What are the hyponyms for Shoeshine?

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Usage examples for Shoeshine

"There wasn't any secrecy about it; at least a thousand people, from myself down to the shoeshine boys, could have known about it as soon as the order was taped.
"Space Viking"
Henry Beam Piper
You need a shave in a hurry and he is willing that you should have a shave, he being there for that purpose, but first and last he can think of upward of thirty or forty other things that you ought to have, including a shampoo, a hair cut, a hair singe, a hair tonic, a hair oil, a manicure, a facial massage, a scalp massage, a Turkish bath, his opinion on the merits of the newest White Hope, a shoeshine, some kind of a skin food, and a series of comparisons of the weather we are having this time this month with the weather we were having this time last month.
"Cobb's Anatomy"
Irvin S. Cobb

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