[oh-ver-shoo] /ˈoʊ vərˌʃu/

a or boot usually worn over another for protection in wet or cold weather, especially a waterproof outer .
a protective shoe worn over an ordinary shoe

1829, from over- + shoe (n.). Related: Overshoes.


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