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English noun: shoe string

1. shoe string (quantity) a small amount of money

SamplesHe managed it on a shoestring.


Broader (hypernym)small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

2. shoe string (artifact) a lace used for fastening shoes

Synonymsshoe lace, shoelace, shoestring

Broader (hypernym)lace, lacing

Part holonymaglet, aiglet

Part meronymshoe

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