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shoestring

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EtymologyEdit

shoe +‎ string

NounEdit

shoestring (plural shoestrings)

  1. (US) the string or lace used to secure the shoe to the foot; a shoelace
    Your shoestring is untied.
  2. a tight budget; very little money
    He did all that on a shoestring budget.
  3. a long narrow cut of a food; a julienne
    shoestring French fries

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