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