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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having no shoe bottom.

Usage examples (18)
  • His garments hung in tatters; his boots were ripped and soleless.
  • The soleless shoes of ox-hide or sheepskin, made by the women out of a single piece, are strapped to the instep.
  • His clothes were often ragged, and he frequently had to walk twenty miles in a day in shoes that were almost soleless.
  • The men themselves were hardy and bronzed; from their ragged caps to their soleless shoes they bore the stamp of veterans. for more
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