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espadrille

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
espadrillees‧pa‧drille /ˌespəˈdrɪl $ ˈespədrɪl/ noun [countable]  DCCa light shoe that is made of cloth and rope
Examples from the Corpus
espadrilleHe was wearing a faded blue shirt, an old pair of linen trousers and espadrilles.But amid all the opulence Mrs Marcos held up a pair of innocuous blue espadrilles as her favourite pair.Continue the canvas look with classic espadrilles which are equally at home on the beach or the street.She was wearing Ray-Bans, a pale blue sunsuit, and white ankle socks under ivory-colored high-heeled espadrilles.He wore old jeans, espadrilles and a torn blue T-shirt through which spilled a lot of black chest-hair.When I left the path, thorns penetrated my espadrilles.My espadrilles toed together on the carpet.Plimsolls or espadrilles are useful too.
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