a shaped piece of horn, metal, or the like, inserted in the heel of a shoe to make it slip on more easily.
verb (used with object)
to force into a limited or tight space:
Can you shoehorn four of us into the back seat of your car?
a smooth curved implement of horn, metal, plastic, etc, inserted at the heel of a shoe to ease the foot into it
(transitive) to cram (people or things) into a very small space
noun 1. a string or lace for fastening a shoe. noun 1. a cord or lace for fastening shoes
noun, plural shoes (especially British Dialect) shoon. 1. an external covering for the human foot, usually of leather and consisting of a more or less stiff or heavy sole and a lighter upper part ending a short distance above, at, or below the ankle. 2. an object or part resembling a shoe in form, position, […]
noun 1. a person who makes or mends shoes. noun 1. William Lee (“Willie”) 1931–2003, U.S. jockey. noun 1. a person who makes or repairs shoes or boots
- Shoemaker-levy 9
/ˈʃuːˌmeɪkə liːvaɪ/ noun 1. a comet that was captured into an orbit around Jupiter and later broke up, the fragments colliding with Jupiter in July 1995