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A shoefie taken in Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Blend of shoe +‎ selfie.

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shoefie (plural shoefies)

  1. (photography, slang, neologism) A photograph that one takes of one's own shoes while one is wearing them. [from 21st c.]
    • 2015, Hannah Rochell, “Acknowledgements”, in En Brogue: The Trainers Guide, London: Saltyard Books, →ISBN:
      Daisy, Maria and Jo – I have such fond memories of taking my first shoefies with you guys in the sixth form common room.
    • 2016, Jessica Brody, “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag”, in A Week of Mondays, New York, N.Y.: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, →ISBN, page 242:
      I grab my umbrella and swagger to the garage door, stopping long enough to turn around and say, "Oh, Mom. I borrowed your shoes. I hope that's okay." / She nods dazedly. / "Aren't they bitchin'?" I ask Hadley, staring down at my feet. I pull out my phone and take a quick picture. "Shoefie!"
    • 2017, Holly Kowitt, The Principal’s Underwear is Missing, New York, N.Y.: Feiwel and Friends, Macmillan Publishers, →ISBN, page 137:
      When we swung open the door to the stairwell, Selfie was sitting on the stairs holding her phone at different angles near her foot. As I got closer, I realized she was photographing one of her high-heeled boots. Prezbo looked puzzled. "Oh, hi." She glanced up at us. "I'm taking a shoefie."