Definition of Footwear

1. Noun. Clothing worn on a person's feet.

Generic synonyms: Article Of Clothing, Clothing, Habiliment, Vesture, Wear, Wearable
Specialized synonyms: Hose, Hosiery

2. Noun. Covering for a person's feet.
Exact synonyms: Footgear
Specialized synonyms: Boot, Clog, Geta, Patten, Sabot, Flats, Overshoe, Shoe, Carpet Slipper, Slipper
Generic synonyms: Covering
Terms within: Half Sole, Sole, Toe

Definition of Footwear

1. Noun. An item of clothing that is worn on the foot; a shoe, sandal, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Footwear

1. wearing apparel for the feet [n]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Footwear

footsure
footsweep
footsweeps
footswitch
footswitches
footsy
footvolley
footwalk
footwalks
footwall
footwalls
footwarmer
footwarmers
footway
footways
footwear (current term)
footwears
footwell
footwells
footwork
footworks
footworn
footwrap
footwraps
footwriting
footy
foozle
foozled
foozler
foozlers

Literary usage of Footwear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Potential Impact on the U. S. Economy and Industries of the GATT Uruguay ...by Mark Estes by Mark Estes (1994)
"footwear market of 1.55 billion pairs, compared with a 31-percent share in 1984. China, the world's largest producer, captured 52 percent of the US market. ..."

2. German Trade and the War: Commercial and Industrual Conditions in War Time by Chauncey Depew Snow, Josef Jiří Král (1918)
"FEDERAL CONTROL OF ALL footwear MANUFACTURE. The individual firms were compulsorily combined to form companies under the title of " footwear manufacture and ..."

3. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"... away from the so-called women's shopping district and the usual centers where men buy their footwear, Mr. Coward with the assistance of many employees ..."

4. South Korea: A Country Study edited by Andrea M. Savada, William Shaw (1997)
"Textiles and footwear Textiles, clothing, and leather products made up about 24 ... Over 10000 textile and footwear enterprises employed more than four ..."

5. Hand Book of the United States Tariff: Containing the Tariff Act of 1913 by Vandegrift, F.B., & Co, United States (1913)
"Ladies' footwear, manufactured by the George B. Keith Company, of Campello, ... Department's instructions TD 22961, extended to cover ladies' footwear, ..."

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