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Difference between Court shoes (UK) and Court shoes (U.S.)

court shoes (UK)women’s shoes with a heel, used as a component of formal wear at evening parties, etc.:

  • The Countess of Wessex, wearing unusual Tyrolean-style headwear, wobbled visibly too in her court shoes.

court shoes (U.S.)athletic shoes used for sports played on an indoor court:

  • My father is an avid tennis player who has worn his court shoes to death.