Shooed vs Shoed - What's the difference?

shooed | shoed |

As verbs the difference between shooed and shoed

is that shooed is (shoo) while shoed is (shoe).




  • (shoo)

  • shoo



    (en verb)
  • (informal) To induce someone or something to leave.
  • Don't just shoo away mosquitoes, kill them!
    See if you can shoo off the insurance salesmen.
  • (informal) To leave under inducement.
  • You kids had better shoo before your parents get a call.
  • (informal, rare) To usher someone.
  • Shoo the visitor in.

    Derived terms

    * shoo away * shoo-in * shoo off


  • (informal, demeaning) Go away]]! [[clear off, Clear off!
  • Synonyms

    * See also


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  • (shoe)
  • Anagrams

    * *



    (wikipedia shoe)


    (en-noun) (shoon is archaic or regional)
  • A protective covering for the foot, with a bottom part composed of thick leather or plastic sole and often a thicker heel, and a softer upper part made of leather or synthetic material. Shoes generally do not extend above the ankle, as opposed to boots, which do.
  • Get your shoes on now, or you'll be late for school.
  • A piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse's foot as a means of protection; a horseshoe.
  • Throw the shoe from behind the line, and try to get it to land circling (a ringer) or touching the far stake.
  • A device for holding multiple decks of playing cards, allowing more games to be played by reducing the time between shuffles.
  • Something resembling a shoe in form, position, or function, such as a brake shoe .
  • Remember to turn the rotors when replacing the brake shoes , or they will wear out unevenly.
  • # A band of iron or steel, or a ship of wood, fastened to the bottom of the runner of a sleigh, or any vehicle which slides on the snow.
  • # A drag, or sliding piece of wood or iron, placed under the wheel of a loaded vehicle, to retard its motion in going down a hill.
  • # The part of a railroad car brake which presses upon the wheel to retard its motion.
  • # (architecture) A trough-shaped or spout-shaped member, put at the bottom of the water leader coming from the eaves gutter, so as to throw the water off from the building.
  • # A trough or spout for conveying grain from the hopper to the eye of the millstone.
  • # An inclined trough in an ore-crushing mill.
  • # An iron socket or plate to take the thrust of a strut or rafter.
  • # An iron socket to protect the point of a wooden pile.
  • # (engineering) A plate, or notched piece, interposed between a moving part and the stationary part on which it bears, to take the wear and afford means of adjustment; called also slipper and gib.
  • # Part of a current collector on electric trains which provides contact either with a live rail or an overhead wire (fitted to a pantograph in the latter case).
  • Usage notes

    The plural shoon is archaic and no longer in common use.


    * moccasin * pump * sandal * slipper * sneaker * stiletto * flip flop * See also

    Derived terms

    {{der3, if the shoe fits , the shoe is on the other foot , shoebeam, shoegear , shoe brush, shoebrush , shoegazing , shoehorn , shoemaker , shoe polish , shoeshine , stand in someone's shoes}}

    See also

    * boot * footwear * slipper


  • To put shoes on one's feet.
  • * …men and women clothed and shod for the ascent…'' — , ''The Gospel Delivered in Arès , 26:6, 1995
  • To put horseshoes on a horse.
  • * 1874 — (Thomas Hardy), , chapter XXXII
  • "Old Jimmy Harris only shoed her last week, and I'd swear to his make among ten thousand."
  • To equip an object with a protection against wear.
  • The billiard cue stick was shod in silver.