pantoffle

pantoffle
pan·tof·fle also pan·to·fle (păn-tŏfʹəl, -tōʹfəl, -to͞oʹfəl, pănʹtə-fəl) n.
A slipper.
  [Middle English pantufle, from Old French pantoufle.]

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  • pantoffle — noun An ancient overshoe …   Wiktionary

  • pantoffle — n. slipper, house shoe; low shoe which can be easily slipped on or off …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pantoffle — pan·tof·fle …   English syllables

  • pantoffle — noun see pantofle …   Useful english dictionary

  • pantofle — /pan teuh feuhl, pan tof euhl, toh feuhl, tooh /, n. 1. a slipper. 2. a cork soled patten covering the forepart of the foot, worn in the 16th century. Also, pantoffle. [1485 95; earlier pantufle < MF pantoufle < OIt pantofola < MGk pantóphellos… …   Universalium

  • pantofle — /pænˈtɒfəl/ (say pan tofuhl), / tufəl/ (say toohfuhl) noun → slipper. Also, pantoffle. {French pantoufle, from Old Italian pantufola, variant of Sicilian pantofola, from Greek pantophellos whole cork, through meaning of cork shoe} …  

  • pantofle — or pantoffle [pan′tə fəl, pan täf′əl] n. [LME pantufle ? via Prov < It dial. pantofola, cork slipper < MGr pantophellos whole cork < Gr pantos (see PANTO ) + phellos, cork] SLIPPER …   English World dictionary

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