shoelace Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “shoelace” in the English Dictionary

"shoelace" in British English

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shoelacenoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈʃuː.leɪs/ (also lace, US also shoestring)
a ​thinstring or ​strip of ​leather used to ​fastenshoes: My shoelaces came undone/​untied. Do/Tie upyour shoelaces, Rosie.
(Definition of shoelace from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shoelacenoun [C]

 us   /ˈʃuˌleɪs/
a ​thincord of ​cloth or ​leather used to ​fastenshoes: Your shoelace is ​untied.
(Definition of shoelace from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shoelace”
in Arabic رِباط الحِذاء…
in Korean 신발끈…
in Portuguese cordão de sapato, cadarço…
in Catalan cordó…
in Japanese 靴ひも…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鞋带…
in Turkish ayakkabı bağcığı…
in Russian шнурок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鞋帶…
in Italian stringa, laccio…
in Polish sznurowadło…
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