loafer loafer  /ˈloʊ fər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) person who does no work
  2. (n) a low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Every designer's dream is to create something so stylish it transcends fashion and becomes a classic: the Gucci loafer, the Burberry trench coat, the Hermes bag.
  2. As light in the loafers as president select Skippy comes across, he should at least be less wear and tear on the carpets than Clixon.
  3. Unless you're in the market for a pair of modestly priced loafers, Marikina Shoe Expo may not sound like a promising destination.

News

  • Photos: Gold Shoes Can Be Yours

    Italian designer Alberto Moretti announced the launch of exclusive 24 carat gold shoes. The shoes are made from velvet and covered in gold. The shoes, pumps for women and loafers for men, cost £1,700 or about $2,664. They were presented for the first time during the Monte Carlo Grand Prix on May 25, 2013. Alberto Moretti's gold pump and loafer are exclusively distributed through department ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "He had on two black shoes, but one was gator leather and one was some kind of penny loafer, so our big game plan tonight was hook Coach up with some new shoes," Taurasi joked. "He's kind of old and he needs some fashion advice, but we'll...
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Diana Taurasi Source: SI.com

  2. "It's unbelievable that after more than 30 years in the game, pummeling a guy with his loafer will be my legacy," Milbury said in response. "But I guess it's better than having no legacy at all."
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Mike Milbury Source: Chicago Daily Herald

  3. K-Fed tells the mag that he just can't win: "If I stay home and take care of my wife and my kids, then I am a loafer, not a good father. If I try to have a career, nobody thinks I am caring for my family. ...... I should just put a bull's-eye on my...
    on Jun 7, 2006 By: Kevin Federline Source: MTV.com

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