HyperDic: shoehorn

English > 2 senses of the word shoehorn:
NOUNartifactshoehorna device used for easing the foot into a shoe
VERBchangeshoehornfit for a specific purpose even when not well suited
shoehorn > pronunciation
Soundsshuw'hhao.rn
Rhymesacorn ... worn: 45 rhymes with aorn...
English > shoehorn: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device used for easing the foot into a shoe.
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishcalzador
Catalancalçador
English > shoehorn: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningfit for a specific purpose even when not well suited.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderadapt, accommodatemake fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Spanishentallar
Catalanentallar

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