Meaning of “galoshes” in the English Dictionary


"galoshes" in English

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galoshesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ɡəˈlɒʃ.ɪz/ us /ɡəˈlɑː.ʃɪz/ also overshoes

Examples from literature

  • She slopped along in the great galoshes, her back to the lighted house now, her face to the dark barns. 

(Definition of “galoshes” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"galoshes" in American English

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galoshesplural noun

us /ɡəˈlɑʃ·əz/

large, waterproof shoes, usually made of rubber, for wearing over ordinary shoes esp. during snowy weather

(Definition of “galoshes” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)