Shoe-string



noun
1.
a shoelace.
2.
a very small amount of money.
3.
shoestrings, shoestring potatoes.
adjective
4.
consisting of or characterized by a small amount of money:
living on a shoestring budget.
noun
1.
another word for shoelace
2.
(informal)

a very small or petty amount of money (esp in the phrase on a shoestring)
(as modifier): a shoestring budget

shoe
see: on a shoestring

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