Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shoemaker
IPA transcription: [ʃ'um,eɪkɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cobbler, shoemaker
    Meaning: a person who makes or repairs shoes
Usage examples
  • "I am not a shoemaker by trade?
  • Does he take me for a shoemaker?'
  • There was a longer pause than usual, before the shoemaker replied:
  • The shoemaker looked up as before, but without removing a hand from his work.
  • When he had stood, for a minute or two, by the side of Defarge, the shoemaker looked up.
  • It happened, at length, that he had occasion to change the instrument in his hand, for his shoemaker's knife.
  • He was born at Goerlitz, in Upper Lusatia, in 1575, and followed till his thirtieth year the occupation of a shoemaker.
  • The shoemaker stopped his work; looked with a vacant air of listening, at the floor on one side of him; then similarly, at the floor on the other side of him; then, upward at the speaker.
  • The whole night and the whole day the pot was made to boil; there was not a fire-place in the whole town where they did not know what was being cooked, whether it was at the chancellor's or at the shoemaker's.
  • Monsieur Defarge put this provender, and the lamp he carried, on the shoemaker's bench (there was nothing else in the garret but a pallet bed), and he and Mr. Lorry roused the captive, and assisted him to his feet.