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noun, Informal.
a person or thing that is comfortably familiar and unpretentious:
Uncle Will is a lovable old shoe.


Comfortable and familiar: a relationship that has evolved from open hostility to the old-shoe clubbiness of rivals drawn by shared personalities (1825+)
see: comfortable as an old shoe


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