Meaning of “shoehorn” in the English Dictionary

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shoehornnoun [ C ]

us /ˈʃuˌhɔrn/

a smooth, curved piece of plastic or metal that is placed in the back of a shoe when putting it on in order to help the foot slide in more easily

shoehornverb [ T ]

us /ˈʃuˌhɔrn/

to fit something or someone into a tight place:

We’d have to build another school to shoehorn all our students in.

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