follow Dictionary.com

What's the "een" in Halloween?

shoeblack

[shoo-blak] /ˈʃuˌblæk/
noun
1.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; shoe + black
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for shoeblack

shoeblack

/ˈʃuːˌblæk/
noun
1.
(esp formerly) a person who shines boots and shoes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for shoeblack

20
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for shoeblack