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the string or lace used to secure the shoe to the foot; a shoelace

Your shoestring is untied.

a long narrow cut of a food; a julienne

shoestring French fries.

a tight budget; very little money

He did all that on a shoestring budget.

{n} a string to tie the shoe
{s} having very little money, existing on limited financial resources; long and thin, resembling a shoelace
Shoestrings are long, narrow pieces of material like pieces of string that you use to fasten your shoes
a small amount of money; "he managed it on a shoestring"
a lace used for fastening shoes
If you do something or make something on a shoestring, you do it using very little money. The theatre will be run on a shoestring
a small amount of money; "he managed it on a shoestring
{i} shoelace, lace or string used to fasten a shoe; small sum of money
A shoestring budget is one where you have very little money to spend. The British-produced film was made on a shoestring budget
shoestring catch
A fielding play, typically made by an outfielder, who catches a ball near his shoes, often after a long run

Jones races in... and makes a fine shoestring catch in shallow center.

shoestring tackle
A tackle made about the feet or ankle
shoestring catch
(baseball) a running catch made near the ground
shoestring catch
A running catch made near the ground
shoestring fungus
any of several fungi of the genus Armillaria that form brown stringy rhizomorphs and cause destructive rot of the roots of some trees such as apples or maples
on a shoestring
On a very tight budget; with few resources or little money

The first year after we bought the house, we lived on a shoestring, but we survived.

on a shoestring
with meager resources, with very little means
plural of shoestring

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    /ˈsʜo͞oˌstrəɴɢ/ /ˈʃuːˌstrɪŋ/


    [ 'shü-"stri[ng] ] (noun.) 1616. From shoe + string

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