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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device used for easing the foot into footwear v. - Make fit for a specific purpose.

Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used with object) : Can you shoehorn four of us into the back seat of your car?
  • I usually try the thick end of a screwdriver, but the shoehorn is a good idea as well
  • The term "shoehorn" is still popularly used, although this article is now produced in metal and plastic.
  • You can't "shoehorn" a script into a compiled executable. for more
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