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English noun: shoestring

1. shoestring (artifact) a lace used for fastening shoes


Synonymsshoe lace, shoe string, shoelace


Broader (hypernym)lace, lacing


Part holonymaglet, aiglet


Part meronymshoe

2. shoestring (quantity) a small amount of money


SamplesHe managed it on a shoestring.


Synonymsshoe string


Broader (hypernym)small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity









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