Definition of sandal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsændl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsændl//
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a type of light open shoe that is worn in warm weather. The top part consists of leather bands that attach the sole to your foot. See related entries: Footwear Word Originlate Middle English: via Latin from Greek sandalion, diminutive of sandalon ‘wooden shoe’, probably of Asiatic origin; compare with Persian sandal.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sandal