1. [syn: shoelace, shoe lace, shoestring, shoe string]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Shoelace \Shoe"lace\, n.
a length of cord for tying the upper parts of a shoe
together. Commercial shoelaces usually come in different
lengths, and have each end confined in a narrow plastic tube
for convenience in inserting the cords through the holes in a
shoe upper. Also called shoestring.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a lace used for fastening shoes [syn: shoelace, shoe
lace, shoestring, shoe string]