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Shoestring   /ʃˈustrˌɪŋ/   Listen
Shoestring

noun
1.
A lace used for fastening shoes.  Synonyms: shoe lace, shoe string, shoelace.
2.
A small amount of money.  Synonym: shoe string.



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"Shoestring" Quotes from Famous Books



... Wade plaintively. "I Paul Revered on a shoestring. I Sheridaned without a commissariat. I brought the good news to Ghent on an empty tummy. Is thy servant a dog, that he should eat with a Chinaman? And I'd do that willingly; but, Casey, you know as well as I do that the only thing fit to drink Clyde's health in is in this room, and ...
— Desert Conquest - or, Precious Waters • A. M. Chisholm



Words linked to "Shoestring" :   lacing, shoe, lace, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, aglet, aiglet



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