[ UK /ʃˈɒd/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɑd/ ]
  1. used of certain religious orders who wear shoes
  2. wearing footgear
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How To Use shod In A Sentence

  • Vibrations from instruments such as the talking drum or the didgeridoo, or even from foot-stomping dances, may have spoken volumes to distant, unshod listeners.
  • They have to put up with some shoddy sequels to groundbreaking originals.
  • There are the chronically shod who would only dream of stepping out of their shoes in the shower or in bed.
  • The coffin was palled with a square of rusty black velvet, whence all the pile had long been worn, and which the soaking rain now helped age to embrown and make flabby; a standard cross was borne by an ecclesiastical official, who had on a quadrangular cap surmounted by a centre tuft; two priests followed, sheltered by umbrellas, their sacerdotal garments dabbled and draggled with mud, and showing thick-shod feet beneath the dingy serge and lawn that flapped above them, as they came along at a smart pace, suggestive of anything but solemnity. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866
  • With inebriated puppets and an eerie soundtrack, consider it a shoddier predecessor to Thunderbirds. 2009 June :
  • Unfortunately the problem of shoddy workmanship continues even today.
  • ‘There is a rule stipulating that water tanks should be cleaned twice a year, but some managers are failing to do this and others are only doing it in a slipshod way,’ Xu said.
  • Or they asserted that all those landlubberly creatures had walked dry-shod across a natural bridge or had swum short distances between stepping-stones, and that one such formation or another had since disappeared beneath the waves. Galapagos
  • I'm normally quick to complain about shoddy service.
  • Replacing cotton shoddy with this new fiber may help auto makers avoid the issue.
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