footgear [foo t-geer] ExamplesWord Originnoun
- covering for the feet, as shoes, boots, etc.
Origin of footgear First recorded in 1830–40; foot + gear Related Words for footgear sneaker, pump, cleat, slipper, loafer, boot, shoe, footwear, clog, moccasin, footgear, sneak Examples from the Web for footgear Historical Examples of footgear
The Saugor or Bundelkhandi shoe is a striking specimen of footgear.
R. V. Russell
We needn’t have worried Tomlinson to gather the maids’ footgear.
There were, unfortunately, no boots, and the men’s footgear was deplorable.
Mabel Annie Boulton Stobart
His trousers were gray rayon, and his footgear was openwork sandals.
This sort of footgear is not made in any other portion of the district.
British Dictionary definitions for footgear footgear noun
- another name for footwear