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[shoo-shahyn] /ˈʃuˌʃaɪn/
an act or instance of cleaning and polishing a pair of shoes.
the surface of a polished shoe or shoes.
Origin of shoeshine
shoe + shine1 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for shoeshine
  • Returning to his body, he points the goo out to the tourist who then has to have a costly shoeshine.
  • And then you got a topless shoeshine right across the street.
  • He induced subscribers to sign on by handing out shoeshine kits.
  • Workout in the professionally equipped fitness center any time day or night, or get a shoeshine with the hotel's compliments.
  • Guests receive complimentary tea upon arrival, free shoeshine and continental breakfast at no additional charge.
  • Pictured at left is a resident who may have offered shoeshine services.
  • Instruction in the proper display of the uniform, shoeshine, and grooming should be included in this section.
British Dictionary definitions for shoeshine


the act or an instance of polishing a pair of shoes
the appearance or shiny surface of polished shoes
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