Definitions For Shoehorn


  • A device used for easing the foot into a shoe
  • A curved device that you use to slide the heel of your foot into a shoe


  • Fit for a specific purpose even when not well suited
  • To force (something or someone) into a small space, a short period of time, etc.

Is Shoehorn a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Shoehorn is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shoehorn in a Sentence

  • A parking garage has been shoehorned between the buildings.
  • She's trying to shoehorn a year's worth of classes into a single semester.
  • I don't know how they managed to shoehorn everyone into that little room.

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